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Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.


Thomas Jefferson

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THOMAS JEFFERSON
Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Peace with all nations, and the right which that gives us with respect to all nations, are our objec...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of ...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Health is worth more than learning.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselve...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there is one, he must more approve of ...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I never told my religion nor scrutinize that of another. I never attempted to make a convert nor wis...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
No nation was ever drunk when wine was cheap.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Is it the Fourth?
THOMAS JEFFERSON
My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it is practicable, by impro...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Monuments of the safety with which errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to ...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but i...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of goo...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservat...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence o...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have,...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
THOMAS JEFFERSON