Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809)
Without books, I would certainly die.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property... Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions or property in geometrical progression as they rise. Whenever there are in any country uncultivated lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have wished to see chemistry applied to domestic objects, to malting, for instance, brewing, making cider, to fermentation and distillation generally, to the making of bread, butter, cheese, soap, to the incubation of eggs, &c.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are other places at which ... the laws have said there shall be towns; but Nature has said there shall not, and they remain unworthy of enumeration.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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