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Clarence B. Carson Of Rights and Responsibilities, by Clarence Carson

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Can you have one without the other?

Can you have one without the other?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them. Source: Summary View of the Rights of British America, 1774 Patrick Lee’s Explanation Freedom-loving leaders know when half a loaf won't do. This thought was key in Jefferson's final paragraph in [...]

Arrogance leads to this.

Arrogance leads to this.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP When the representative body have lost the confidence of their constituents  , when they have notoriously made sale of their most valuable rights, when they have assumed to themselves powers which the people never put into their hands, then indeed their continuing in office becomes dangerous to the state, and calls [...]

Right or wrong is not complicated!

Right or wrong is not complicated!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Open your breast, sire, to liberal and expanded thought. Let not the name of George the third be a blot in the page of history .... The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counsellors. The whole art of government consists in the art of being [...]

How can we be rid of this crime against nature?

How can we be rid of this crime against nature?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies, where it was unhappily introduced in their infant state. But previous to the enfranchisement of the slaves we have, it is necessary to exclude all further importations from Africa; yet our repeated attempts to effect this by [...]

What reduces free people to slavery?

What reduces free people to slavery?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period, and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate and systematical plan of reducing us to slavery. Source: Summary View of the Rights of [...]

What politician EVER tires of speaking of himself? Herself?

What politician EVER tires of speaking of himself? Herself?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I shall recur again to this subject towards the close of my story, if I should have life and resolution enough to reach that term; for I am already tired of talking about myself. Source: Autobiography, 1821 Patrick Lee’s Explanation Wise leaders know when to shut up. The last 40-some posts have been taken [...]

Did Thomas Jefferson celebrate Easter?

Did Thomas Jefferson celebrate Easter?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Pres. Jefferson, I was curious as to whether or not your administration celebrated the Easter holiday ... and/or to what extent? Your friend in the fourth estate, Source: A newspaper publisher whose name I omitted  Patrick Lee’s Explanation Should leaders respond to religious holidays? This question [...]

Family joy lessens the pressure of leadership

Family joy lessens the pressure of leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP In the interval of my stay at home my eldest daughter had been happily married to the eldest son of the Tuckahoe branch of Randolphs, a young gentleman of genius, science and honorable mind, who afterwards filled a dignified station in the General Government, & the most dignified in his own State. Source: [...]

I’d rather not, but if you insist …

I’d rather not, but if you insist …

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I received a letter from the President ... covering an appointment to be Secretary of State. I received it with real regret. My wish had been to return to Paris ... to see the end of the Revolution ... return home, to withdraw from Political life ... to sink into the bosom of my family and friends, and devote myself to [...]

It takes HOW LONG to get home?

It takes HOW LONG to get home?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 26th. of Sep. I left Paris for Havre, where I was detained by contrary winds until the 8th. of Oct. On that day, and the 9th. I crossed over to Cowes, where I had engaged the Clermont, Capt. Colley, to touch for me. She did so, but here again we were detained by contrary winds until the 22d. when we embarked [...]

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