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Government by the majority who participate (Spurious Quotation)
Quotation: "We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate."
Variations: None known.
- Founders Online
- Thomas Jefferson retirement papers
Earliest known appearance in print: 20091
Earliest known appearance in print, attributed to Thomas Jefferson: see above
Comments: This quotation has never been found in the writings of Thomas Jefferson.