Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Brief author info: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) American statesman, Third President of the United States (1801-1809).
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Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
... for it is from our lives and not from our words, that our religion must be read.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
How much pain have cost us the evils which never happened.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.