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51 Thomas Jefferson Quotes 2022 : Think Like A Philosopher

Thomas Jefferson Quotes 2022

1. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” — Thomas Jefferson

2. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson

3. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson

4. “Never spend your money before you have earned it.” — Thomas Jefferson

5. “The glow of one warm thought is to be worth more than money.” — Thomas Jefferson

6. “It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.” — Thomas Jefferson

7. “The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements.” — Thomas Jefferson

8. “I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk, and restorative cordial.” — Thomas Jefferson

9. “Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy of opportunity.” — Thomas Jefferson

10. “Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.” — Thomas Jefferson

11. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” — Thomas Jefferson

12. “Dispositions of the mind, like limbs of the body, acquire strength by exercise.” — Thomas Jefferson

13. “If I am to meet with a disappointment, the sooner I know it, the more of life I shall have to wear it off.” — Thomas Jefferson

14. “It is error alone which needs the support of the government. Truth can stand by itself.” — Thomas Jefferson

15. “Are there so few inquietudes tacked to this momentary life of ours that we must need be loading ourselves with a thousand more?” — Thomas Jefferson

16. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.” — Thomas Jefferson

17. “The policy of the American government is to leave its citizens free, neither restraining them nor aiding them in their pursuits.” — Thomas Jefferson

18. “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson

19. “The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset.” — Thomas Jefferson

20. “Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.” — Thomas Jefferson

21. “We confide in our strength, without boasting of it, we respect that of others, without fearing it.” — Thomas Jefferson

22. “When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” — Thomas Jefferson

23. “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” — Thomas Jefferson

24. “Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.” — Thomas Jefferson

25. “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” — Thomas Jefferson

26. “Good wine is a necessity of life for me.” — Thomas Jefferson

27. “I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.” — Thomas Jefferson

28. “Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” — Thomas Jefferson

29. “He who knows best knows how little he knows.” — Thomas Jefferson

30. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson

31. “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” — Thomas Jefferson

32. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson

33. “Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.” — Thomas Jefferson

34. “The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” — Thomas Jefferson

35. “Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for my posterity.” — Thomas Jefferson

36. “Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” — Thomas Jefferson

37. “The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.” — Thomas Jefferson

38. “I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.” — Thomas Jefferson

39. “Whiskey claims to itself alone the exclusive office of sot-making.” — Thomas Jefferson

40. “A great deal of love given to a few is better than a little too many.” — Thomas Jefferson

41. “Never spend your money before you have it.” — Thomas Jefferson

42. “Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.” — Thomas Jefferson

43. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson

44. “Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of the body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” — Thomas Jefferson

45. “He who permits himself to tell a lie once finds it much easier to do it the second time.” — Thomas Jefferson

46. “It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” — Thomas Jefferson

47. “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” — Thomas Jefferson

48. “Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.” — Thomas Jefferson

49. “An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.” — Thomas Jefferson

50. “I cannot live without books.” — Thomas Jefferson

51 “Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.” — Thomas Jefferson

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