Thomas Jefferson Quotes Page 4
I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.
Information is the currency of democracy.
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An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
The moment a person forms a theory, his
imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
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I find that the harder I work, the more
luck I seem to have.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
One man with
courage is a majority.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and
I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to
complain of the want of
time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we
are always doing.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which
chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience,
occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been
gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government,
that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot,
or ought not to be done.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
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