Timid men … prefer the calm of despotism to the boisterous sea of liberty.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) American political philosopher, polymath, statesman, US President (1801-09)
Letter to Philip Mazzei (24 Apr 1796)

Full text.
Added on 4-Jul-11 | Last updated 29-May-12
Link to this post
More quotes by Jefferson, Thomas

1 Response to Letter to Philip Mazzei (24 Apr 1796)

  1. Pingback: On Liberty | ***Dave Does the Blog

Leave a Reply