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Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Thomas Jefferson

Honesty   |  

Let what will be said or done, preserve your sang-froid immovably, and to every obstacle, oppose patience, perseverance, and soothing language.

Thomas Jefferson

Inspirational Quotes  |

It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.

Thomas Jefferson

Time   |  

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.

Thomas Jefferson

Believe   |  

As new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.

Thomas Jefferson

Truth   |  

The loss of the power of taking exercise would be a sore affliction to me. It has been the delight of my retirement to be in constant bodily activity, looking after my affairs.

Thomas Jefferson, The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. VI. (of 9) ; Being His Autobiography, Correspondence, Reports, Messages, Addresses , and Other Writings, Official and Private

Retirement   |  

Our people in a body are wise, because they are under the unrestrained and unperverted operation of their own understandings.

Thomas Jefferson

Wise   |  

God bless you, and give you health, happiness, and hope, the real comforters of this nether world.

Thomas Jefferson

New Year Wishes   |  

Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Trouble   |  

Be a listener only, keep within yourself, and endeavor to establish with yourself the habit of silence, especially in politics.

Thomas Jefferson

Listening   |  

Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations - entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson

Friendship   |  

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind

Thomas Jefferson

Happiness   |  

I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.

Thomas Jefferson

Happy   |  

Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.

Thomas Jefferson

Honesty   |  

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

Thomas Jefferson

Anger   |  

Never spend your money before you have earned it.

Thomas Jefferson

Meaning of Wealth   |  

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.

Thomas Jefferson

Health   |  

Delay is preferable to error.

Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson is probably the most quoted writer in American history, as the ringing words of the preamble to the Declaration of Independence are familiar to most Americans.
Alex Ayres

Quotations   |  

The influence of Peter Jefferson on his son's life was in some ways arrested by his early death in 1757, at the age of forty-nine. This was the first great tragedy of young Thomas's life.
Jonathan Sistine, Thomas Jefferson: The Failures And Greatness Of An Ordinary Man

Influence   |  

The immortality of Thomas Jefferson does not lie in any one of his achievements, but in his attitude toward mankind.
Woodrow Wilson

Attitude   |  

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