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I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our constitution. I would be willing to depend on that alone for the reduction of the administration of our government to the genuine principles of its constitution; I mean an additional article, taking from the federal government the power of borrowing.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: Vice President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to John Taylor, November 26, 1798.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Paul L. Ford, vol. 7, p. 310 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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