Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
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Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
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Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
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