Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams

the human mind will some day get back to the freedom it enjoyed 2000 years ago. this country, which has given to the world the example of physical liberty, owes to it that of moral emancipation also. for, as yet, it is but nominal with us.

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
John Adams
Date Range
Date
January 22, 1821
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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