Despotism vs. Liberty Poster
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Posters are available in different sizes and paper types (ex. matte, semi-gloss). Frames are available.
About this poster:
This is a paraphrase of a sentence contained in a letter that Jefferson wrote to Philip Mazzei on April 24, 1796. Here is part of that sentence: "We have against us (republicans) the Executive Power, the Judiciary Power, (two of the three branches of our government) all the officers of government, all who are seeking office, all timid men who prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty, the British merchants and the Americans who trade on British capital..."