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March 12, 2008

Quote Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

From America’s Third President:

“Not in our day, but at no distant one, we may shake a rod over the heads of all, which may make the stoutest of them tremble. But I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power, the greater it will be,”

H/T: Sully

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1 Comment

  1. Thanks you, I enjoyed the link to Harper’s with the photocopy of his letter to Lewis and Clark.

    Comment by T F Stern — March 12, 2008 @ 10:05 am

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