Notable inaugural quotes

Published On: Jan 15 2013 03:27:43 PM CST

As President Barack Obama prepares for his second inauguration, take a look at some of the notable quotes from previous inaugural addresses.

 Thomas Jefferson
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White House Historical Association

"Sometimes it is said that man can not be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question."

-Thomas Jefferson, March 4, 1801 

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