Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on belief, good, mind, and pleasure

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on aim, duty, failure, and mankind

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on education, good, hope, liberty, people, and security

Above all things I hope the education of the common people will be attended to, convinced that on their good sense we may rely with the most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on anger

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When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on attitude, earth, and goals

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on books

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I cannot live without books.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on freedom and security

The man who would choose security over freedom deserves neither.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on benevolence, friendship, and life

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on retirement

Whether I retire to bed early or late, I rise with the sun. [Mr. Jefferson rose early everyday for 50 years.]

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on world

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Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly.

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