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Philo Of Alexandria, Thomas Jefferson


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"Money, it has been said,

is the cause of good things to a good man,

of evil things to a bad man."

-- Philo of Alexandria

(20 BC - 50 AD) Hellenistic Jewish philosopher born in Alexandria, Egypt

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/P...dria.Quote.44F4

 

 

"Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations."

-- Thomas Jefferson

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/T...rson.Quote.044B

 

 

"But with respect to future debt; would it not be wise and just for that nation to declare in the constitution they are forming that neither the legislature, nor the nation itself can validly contract more debt, than they may pay within their own age, or within the term of 19 years."

-- Thomas Jefferson

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

Source: letter to James Madison, 6 September 1789

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/T...rson.Quote.AED2

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