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.
Here is the secret of inspiration: tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.