But with Respect to Future Debt

“But with respect to future debt: would it not be wise and just for that nation to declare in the Constitution they are forming that neither the legislature, nor the nation itself, can validly contract more debt than they may pay within their own age?”– Thomas Jefferson

John Adams Quotes

John Adams (1735-1826) was an American lawyer, diplomat, statesman, political theorist, one of the Founding Fathers, and the second U.S. President. Adams assisted Jefferson in creating the Declaration of Independence and had an important role in convincing the Congress to declare independence. Adams was also responsible for peace negotiations with Great Britain. His son, John…