Government big enough to supply you...(Quotation)

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-No evidence has ever been found that Jefferson wrote the following:+No evidence has ever been found that Jefferson wrote:
- +''' "A government big enough to supply you with everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have...."'''
-"A government big enough to supply you with everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have...."+
== Further Sources == == Further Sources ==
 +*Coates, Eyler Robert, Sr. ''The Thomas Jefferson FAQ.'' http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7842/archives/quote031.htm ''A discussion of this particular spurious quotation.''
* Coates, Eyler Robert, Sr. ''Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government: Quotations from the Writings of Thomas Jefferson''. [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/ http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/]. * Coates, Eyler Robert, Sr. ''Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government: Quotations from the Writings of Thomas Jefferson''. [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/ http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/jefferson/quotations/].
* [[Short Title List|''Jeffersonian Cyclopedia'']]. * [[Short Title List|''Jeffersonian Cyclopedia'']].

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No evidence has ever been found that Jefferson wrote: "A government big enough to supply you with everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have...."

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