We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honour.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Source: Declaration of Independence.
Contributed by: Zaady
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
If the children are untaught, their ignorance and vices will in future life cost us much dearer in their consequences than it would have done in their correction by a good education.
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VIII. How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons IV. Never buy what you do not want . . . because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons V. Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VI. We never repent of having eaten too little.
Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VII. Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.
No instance exists of a person's writing two language perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth.
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