Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (18011809)
If there is a gratification which I envy any people in this world it is to your country [Italy] its music. This is the favorite passion of my soul, and fortune has cast my lot in a country where it is in a state of deplorable barbarism.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [07/20/2011 03:07:39]
The way to have good and safe government is not to trust it all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to everyone exactly the functions in which he is competent ... It is by dividing and subdividing these Republics from the great national one down through all its subordinations until it ends in the administration of everyman's farm by himself, by placing under everyone what his own eye may superintend, that all will be done for the best.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To take a single step beyond the text would be to take possession of a boundless field of power.More Thomas Jefferson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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