Thomas Jefferson quotes

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Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than t ...
Tranquility is the old man's milk.
There is not a single crowned head in Europe whose talents or merit would entitle him to be elected a vestryman by the people of a ...
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending mo ...
His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order; his penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a N ...
I candidly confess that I have ever looked on Cuba as the most interesting addition which could ever be made to our system of Stat ...
Amplification is the vice of modern oratory. It is an insult to an assembly of reasonable men, disgusting and revolting instead of ...
Relying ... on the patronage of your good will, I advance with obedience to the work, ready to retire from it whenever you become ...
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
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