Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Painting of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances (The Quotations Page). Added 11/19/2014

And to preserve their independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude (Letter to Samuel Kercheval, June 12, 1816). Added 9/28/2013

We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate (Founder's Quotes). Added 11/2/2012

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just (John Petrie's Collection of Thomas Jefferson Quotes).  Added 4/14/2012

The photo in this post is a painting of Thomas Jefferson done by Rembrandt. It is in the Public Domain and was obtained from Wikipedia.

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