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Quotes by Author - Thomas Jefferson

 

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I matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q658

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The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q671

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I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q964

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Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1097

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I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1100

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I see no comfort in outliving one's friends, and remaining a mere monument of the times which are past.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1196

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Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1331

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But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1356

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It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1813

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Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

by: Thomas Jefferson
Quote id: Q1835

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