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The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Shelton Gilliam, June 19, 1808.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb, vol. 12, p. 73 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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