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If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Thomas Cooper, November 29, 1802.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Paul L. Ford, vol. 8, p. 178 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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