Sworn upon the altar of god (Quotation)
From Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia
"for I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."
- This quote appears under the dome of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. See Quotations_on_Jefferson_Memorial.
- According to Memory Alpha, a wiki about Star Trek, this quote appears on the dedication plaque of the USS Yamato. http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson