Quotation by Thomas Jefferson

While old men feel sensibly enough their own advance in years, they do not sufficiently recollect it in those whom they have seen young.
Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), U.S. president. Letter, January 3, 1793, to William Short. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 25, p. 15, ed. Julian P. Boyd, et al. (1950).
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