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I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: Vice President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Benjamin Rush, September 23, 1800.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb, vol. 10, p. 175 .Carved at the base of the dome, interior of the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C. · Excerpt from Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3 · This quote is about tyranny · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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