Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on government, liberty, progress, and yielding

The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on liberty and time

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: Letter to W. S. Smith. 1787

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on eternity and liberty

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: attributed to Jefferson

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons I. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on trouble

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons II. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on money

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Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons III. Never spend your money before you have it.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on democracy and information

Information is the currency of democracy.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on war and wishes

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I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on friendship, honesty, nations, and peace

Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations - entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1801

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on belief, constitution, feeling, instinct, and justice

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.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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