Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809)
The Constitution on which our Union rests, shall be administered by me [as President] according to the safe and honest meaning contemplated by the plain understanding of the people of the United States at the time of its adoption - a meaning to be found in the explanations of those who advocated, not those who opposed it, and who opposed it merely lest the construction should be applied which they denounced as possible.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [07/20/2011 04:07:49]
Among the most inestimable of our blessings is that ... of liberty to worship our Creator in the way we think most agreeable to His will; a liberty deemed in other countries incompatible with good government and yet proved by our experience to be its best support.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I see no comfort in outliving one's friends, and remaining a mere monument of the times which are past.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We will be soldiers, so our sons may be farmers, so their sons may be artistsMore Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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