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"Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people"

- Thomas Jefferson

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This quote by Thomas Jefferson is a require individuals to take control of their government and ensure that all authorities are held liable to the people. He is promoting for a system of government that is based on the will of the people and not on the whims of a couple of powerful individuals. He is stressing the value of individuals having a say in the decisions that are made by their federal government. He is also stressing the importance of having a system of checks and balances in location to make sure that nobody person or group has excessive power. By having a government that is responsible to individuals, Jefferson is recommending that the people will be able to have a say in the choices that are made and that their voices will be heard. This quote is a suggestion that the people need to always have a say in the choices that are made by their government which no authority need to be allowed to exist without being held responsible to the people.

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Thomas Jefferson This quote is written / told by Thomas Jefferson between April 13, 1743 and July 4, 1826. He was a famous President from USA. The author also have 143 other quotes.

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