Wikiquote:Quote of the Day/March 12, 2009

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"A wise and frugal government which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government." – Thomas Jefferson

Simple: A good government should only stop men from hurting each other.