Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson

Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on doubt, facts, and fear

Doubts...often beget the facts they fear.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on circumstances

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on beginning, names, and wisdom

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their rightful names.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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

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

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on imagination and theory

The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees, in every object, only the traits that favor that theory.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on books

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I cannot live without books.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on ignorance

Ignorance is a poor tool in a battle of wits.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on principles

In matters of principle, stand like a rock. In matters of taste, swim with the current.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on argument, death, and reason

It is as useless to argue with those who have renounced the use of reason as to administer medication to the dead.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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