Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809)
I can scarcely contemplate a more incalculable evil than the breaking of the Union into two or more parts.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From candlelight to early bedtime, I read.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is, that we should have nothing to do with conquestMore Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No government can continue good but under the control of the people; and . . . . their minds are to be informed by education what is right and what wrong; to be encouraged in habits of virtue and to be deterred from those of vice . . . . These are the inculcations necessary to render the people a sure basis for the structure and order of government.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Government as well as religion has furnished its schisms, its persecutions and its devices for fattening idleness on the earnings of the people.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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David Crosby There has never been a communism that worked. They were all dictatorships or oligarchies, every single one. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


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Jonathan Safran Foer And she would say, "Today you believe in God?" And he would say, "Today I believe in love". [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More