Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809)
Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A determination never to do what is wrong, prudence, and good-humor, will go far toward securing to you the estimation of the world.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At the time we were funding our national debt, we heard much about "a public debt being a public blessing"; that the stock representing it was a creation of active capital for the aliment of commerce, manufactures and agriculture. This paradox was well adapted to the minds of believers in dreams.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under protection of habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected, these principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us, and guided our steps through an age of revolution and reformation.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man is an imitative animal. This quality is the germ of all education in him. From his cradle to his grave he is learning to do what he sees others do.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Eugeny Antonuk When a person is hurt that he was quoted, then, besides quoting, he also notes insults that have never happened. [08/25/2018 03:08:39] More


Anna Aronova Everything is relative to itself. [09/01/2018 03:09:00] More


Aleksandr Avanov Homo homini - lupus est [08/18/2018 09:08:51] More


Galina Sukhovert Do not sing, so join the singing. [08/26/2018 01:08:28] More


Eugeny Antonuk You are lost, do not know the way, take the dominant height to look around. Do not go to the lowland. [09/01/2018 08:09:16] More