Quotation: "Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry."
Variations: None known.
Sources consulted: Searching on the words and phrases "tyranny," "legal for the government," "illegal" and "citizenry"
Earliest known appearance in print: No known appearances in print. 
Other attributions: None known.
Status: This quotation has not been found in any of the writings of Thomas Jefferson.
- Anna Berkes, 3/17/09
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