Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

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.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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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.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on existence, familiarity, language, writing, and youth

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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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson

Is it the Fourth?

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: Last Words

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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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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on conviction, gifts, god, nations, people, security, and thought

Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God?

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Source: Notes on the State of Virginia, 1781.

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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.

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