Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father Quote




Thomas Jefferson Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 982 details Share on Google+ - Quote 982 Linked In Share Button - Quote 982 The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in the constitution of the federal judiciary; an irresponsible body, (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow,) working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little to-day and a little to-morrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped from the States, and the government of all be consolidated into one.

Thomas Jefferson: letter to Charles Hammond, August 18, 1821
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