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Showing posts with label Thomas Jefferson. Show all posts

"There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world." - Thomas Jefferson

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"There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world." - Thomas Jefferson
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"I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." - Thomas Jefferson

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"I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." - Thomas Jefferson
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"I hope that our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power, the greater it will be." - Thomas Jefferson

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"I hope that our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power, the greater it will be." - Thomas Jefferson
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"Never spend your money before you have it." - Thomas Jefferson

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"Never spend your money before you have it." - Thomas Jefferson
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"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." - Thomas Jefferson

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"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." - Thomas Jefferson
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"It really is an assembly of demigods." - Thomas Jefferson

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"It really is an assembly of demigods." - Thomas Jefferson
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"No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred." - Thomas Jefferson

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"No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred." - Thomas Jefferson
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"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." - Thomas Jefferson

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"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
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"I concur with you strictly in your opinion of the comparative merits of atheism and demonism, and really see nothing but the latter being worshipped by many who think themselves as Christians." - Thomas Jefferson

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"I concur with you strictly in your opinion of the comparative merits of atheism and demonism, and really see nothing but the latter being worshipped by many who think themselves as Christians." - Thomas Jefferson
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"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent." - Thomas Jefferson

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"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent." - Thomas Jefferson
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“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 of property in geometric progressio n as they rise.” - Thomas Jefferson

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“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 of property in geometric progressio­n as they rise.” - Thomas Jefferson
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"An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as free people." - Thomas Jefferson

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"An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as free people." - Thomas Jefferson
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"Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today." - Thomas Jefferson

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"Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today." - Thomas Jefferson
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"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." - Thomas Jefferson

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"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." - +Thomas Jefferson
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"The appointment of a woman to office is an innovation for which the public is not prepared, nor am I." - Thomas Jefferson

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"The appointment of a woman to office is an innovation for which the public is not prepared, nor am I." - +Thomas Jefferson
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"Commerce with all nations. Alliance with none." - Thomas Jefferson

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"Commerce with all nations. Alliance with none." - +Thomas Jefferson
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