Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Smith

man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder is the sport of every wind. with such persons gullability which they call faith takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind becomes a wreck.

PoC (DLC).
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
James Smith
Date Range
Date
December 8, 1822
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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