I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) American political philosopher, polymath, statesman, US President (1801-09)
Letter to Archibald Stuart (23 Dec 1791)
    (Source)


Jefferson originally wrote "dangers" instead of "inconveniencies."

 
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 7-Jul-22
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , ,
More quotes by Jefferson, Thomas

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.