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We hold these truths to be sacred & undeniable; that all men are created equal & independant, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent & inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, & liberty, & the pursuit of happiness.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: THOMAS JEFFERSON, Original Rough Draught of the Declaration of Independence, June 1776.The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Julian P. Boyd, vol. 1, p. 423 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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