Thomas Jefferson Quotes Page 3A strong body makes the mind strong.
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I cannot live without books.
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But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
It is more honorable to repair a wrong than to persist in it.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
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The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Funny Quotes about Life |
Do what is right, and be assured that will extricate you the best out of the worst situations.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A Brother may not be a Friend, but a Friend will always be a Brother.
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
Quotes about Books |
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Words of Faith |
Quotes About Thomas JeffersonDuring his first year in college, Jefferson rarely missed a horse race or a play. He danced as graceful a minuet as anyone at the Raleigh and could kiss a lady's hand with no sign of seventeen-year-old bashfulness. But he differed from other young men in Williamsburg. His thirst was for knowledge, not wine.
Henry Moscow, Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson did not embody contradiction. Jefferson was a contradiction, and this will be found at every step of the narrative that goes to make up his life.
Christopher Hitchens, Thomas Jefferson: Author of America
Jefferson had a remarkable capacity to marshal ideas and to move men, to balance the inspirational and the pragmatic. To realize his vision, he compromised compromised and improvised.
Jon Meacham, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
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