Constitution

I join cordially in admiring and revering the Constitution of the United States, the result of the collected wisdom of our country. That wisdom has committed to us the important task of proving by example that a government, if organized in all its parts on the Representative principle unadulterated by the infusion of spurious elements, if founded, not in the fears & follies of man, but on his reason, on his sense of right, on the predominance of the social over his dissocial passions, may be so free as to restrain him in no moral right, and so firm as to protect him from every moral wrong.

– Thomas Jefferson, letter to Amos Marsh, November 20, 1801.

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Posted on January 13, 2014, in Hope for America, The Life of Man and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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