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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4638
AUTHOR:Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)
QUOTATION:If a due participation of office is a matter of right, how are vacancies to be obtained? Those by death are few; by resignation, none. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Letter to Elias Shipman and others of New Haven, July 12, 1801.
 
Note 1.
Usually quoted, “Few die and none resign.” [back]
 

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