Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

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.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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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.]

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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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.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on choice, exercise, freedom, and possibility

What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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