Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on children, consequences, correction, education, future, good, ignorance, life, and vices

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 (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on evil and pain

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VIII. How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons IX. Take things always by their smooth handle.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on anger

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons X. When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred.

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons IV. Never buy what you do not want . . . because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on hunger and pride

Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons V. Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on repentance

Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VI. We never repent of having eaten too little.

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons VII. Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson

Is it the Fourth?

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on eternity, god, mind, and tyranny

I have sworn upon the alter of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: 1800, Letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush

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