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Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Thomas Jefferson (April 1743 – July 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801–09), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of Republicanism in the United States. Major events during his presidency include the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–1806).
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
I am of a sect by myself, as far as I know
Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
Information is the currency of democracy.
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