A little rebellion...(Quotation)

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-"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." - [[Thomas Jefferson]] to James Madison, Paris, 30 January 1787<ref>[[Short Title List|''PTJ'']] 11:93. Letterpress copy at the Library of Congress: [http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/006/1100/1111.jpg http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/006/1100/1111.jpg]. A transcription of this letter from [[Short Title List|Ford]] is available at [http://oll.libertyfund.org/Home3/HTML.php?recordID=0054.05#hd_lf054-05_head_055 http://oll.libertyfund.org/Home3/HTML.php?recordID=0054.05#hd_lf054-05_head_055].</ref>+"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." - [[Thomas Jefferson]] to [[James Madison]], [[Paris]], 30 January 1787<ref>[[Short Title List|''PTJ'']] 11:93. [http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=mtj1&fileName=mtj1page006.db&recNum=1109 Letterpress copy] at the Library of Congress. [[Short Title List|Ford]] transcription is [http://oll.libertyfund.org/title/802/86654 available online].</ref>
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 +==See Also==
 +*[[The tree of liberty...(Quotation)]]
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 +==Further Sources==
 +*Jefferson, Thomas. "Revolution and Reformation." ''Thomas Jefferson on Politics and Government.'' Compiled and edited by Eyler Robert Coates, Sr. http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/jeff1770.htm.
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[[Category:Famous Quotations]] [[Category:Famous Quotations]]

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"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." - Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, Paris, 30 January 1787[1]

Footnotes

  1. PTJ 11:93. Letterpress copy at the Library of Congress. Ford transcription is available online.

See Also

Further Sources