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Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

The small landholders are the most precious part of a state. — Thomas Jefferson

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Ronald Reagan

I've long believed that one of the mainsprings of our own liberty has been the widespread ownership of property among our people and the expectation that anyone's child, even from the humblest of families, could grow up to own a business or a corporation. Thomas Jefferson dreamed of a land of small farmers, of shopowners, and merchants. Abraham Lincoln signed into law the Homestead Act that ensured that the great western prairies of America would be the realm of independent, propertyowning citizens-a mightier guarantee of freedom is difficult to imagine. — Ronald Reagan

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

The poor who have neither property, friends, nor strength to labor are boarded in the houses of good farmers, to whom a stipulated sum is annually paid. To those who are able to help themselves a little or have friends from whom they derive some succor, inadequate however to their full maintenance, supplementary aids are given which enable them to live comfortably in their own houses or in the houses of their friends. Vagabonds without visible property or vocation, are placed in work houses, where they are well clothed, fed, lodged, and made to labor — Thomas Jefferson

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bonds. — Thomas Jefferson

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

Ours are the only farmers who can read Homer — Thomas Jefferson

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

A community of small farmers ... land property owners, will be the only assurance that the freedom our republic offers will be guaranteed to each and every citizen. — Thomas Jefferson

Farmers By Thomas Jefferson Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

We will be soldiers, so our sons may be farmers, so their sons may be artists — Thomas Jefferson