2 Quotes filtered by Thomas Jefferson

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.

Thomas Jefferson 1784

From his denunciation of negro slavery.

Category: Great American Quotes, Slavery, Religion

Tags: America, Great American Quotes, Ideologies, Religion, Slavery, Thomas Jefferson, World Politics

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

Thomas Jefferson 13/11/1787

From a letter to W S Smith, written from Paris.

Category: Freedom & Liberty

Tags: Freedom & Liberty, Ideologies, Thomas Jefferson

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It's a good thing then that the general election is not taking place tomorrow and we are a long way off from a change of government, it would seem to me. So he has plenty of time to repair his image, repair his standing and persuade the public that he is a credible future prime minister, and on the basis of his current activity and performance, I believe that he can do that.

Peter Mandelson

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