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Thomas Jefferson. Smart man...

The actual quote by Jefferson is "When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

A variation of this was written by Alan Moore in the V for Vendetta comic book series in the late 1980s (which was made into a movie in 2005). The quote in this was: "People should not fear their government. Government should fear their people."

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