“No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” Thomas JeffersonHere's a few more pithy quotes from Thomas Jefferson -- American:
"The time to guard against corruption and tyranny is before they shall have gotten hold of us." ~ Thomas Jefferson
"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you." ~ Thomas Jefferson
“The republic will cease to exist when Government takes from those who are industrious and gives to those who refuse to work.” -Thomas Jefferson
"As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also." ~ Thomas Jefferson
"Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition. ~ Thomas Jefferson
"To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." ~ Thomas Jefferson
And let's finish off with a video. Writer of the Declaration of Independence and one of America's Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson said some rather prophetic statements when compared to today's current political conditions.