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Andrew Jackson, Benjamin Disraeli, Thomas Jefferson


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"I am one of those who do not believe that a national debt is a national

blessing, but rather a curse to a republic; inasmuch as it is calculated to

raise around the administration a moneyed aristocracy dangerous to the

liberties of the country."

-- Andrew Jackson

(1767-1845) 7th US President

Source: in a letter to T. H. Colman, 26 April 1824

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Andrew.Jackson.Quote.5038

 

 

"Governments do not govern,

but merely control the machinery of government,

being themselves controlled by the hidden hand."

-- Benjamin Disraeli

(1804-1881) Prime Minister of England, British statesman, novelist

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Benjamin.Disraeli.Quote.504D

 

 

"And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more

dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be

paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a

large scale."

-- Thomas Jefferson

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

Source: letter to John Taylor in 1816

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Thomas.Jefferson.Quote.3778

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