First Principles: An Honest Man Can Feel No Pleasure In the Exercise of Power Over His Fellow Citizens

“An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens….There has never been a moment of my life in which I should have relinquished for it the enjoyments of my family, my farm, my friends & books.” –  Thomas Jefferson, in letter to John Melish (January 13, 1813)

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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