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Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

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Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.

Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.

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Tranquility is the old man's milk

Tranquility is the old man's milk

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun read more

Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing [a people] to slavery.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Oppression Quotes,
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The constitution, on this hypothesis, is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the Judiciary, which they may read more

The constitution, on this hypothesis, is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the Judiciary, which they may twist and shape into any form they please.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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