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But let me beseech you, Sir, not to let this letter get into a newspaper. Tranquillity, at my age, is the supreme good of life. I think it a duty, and it is my earnest wish, to take no further part in public affairs. The abuse of confidence by publishing my letters has cost me more than all other pains.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Charles Hammond, August 18, 1821.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb, vol. 15, p. 331 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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