I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Contributed by: Zaady
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
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.
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred.
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.
I cannot live without books.
The man who would choose security over freedom deserves neither.
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.
Whether I retire to bed early or late, I rise with the sun. [Mr. Jefferson rose early everyday for 50 years.]
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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