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Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of other
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"Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual"

- Thomas Jefferson

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This quote by Thomas Jefferson speaks with the concept of specific liberty and the value of appreciating the rights of others. He emphasizes that our actions must be within the limitations of the rights of others, and not always within the limitations of the law. He implies that the law is not constantly simply, and can be used as a tool of injustice when it violates the rights of individuals. This quote talks to the importance of protecting individual rights and flexibilities, and respecting the rights of others. It is a suggestion that we need to strive to develop a society where everyone is complimentary to act according to their own will, without infringing on the rights of others.

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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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