55 Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

55 Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

55 Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings. Here are the best Thomas Jefferson quotes, words of wisdom, quotes about life and short inspirational quotes by Thomas Jefferson that you can share with your friends, family, and loved ones.


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

1. Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. - Thomas Jefferson



Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

2. Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

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


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

4. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

5. On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson



Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

6. I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

7. I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

8. Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

9. Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

10. There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

11. I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

12. I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

13. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

14. Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

15. Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful. Man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

16. If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

17. Be polite to all, but intimate with few. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

18. He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

19. Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppression of the body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

20. Every human being must be viewed according to what it is good for. For not one of us, no, not one, is perfect. And were we to love none who had imperfection, this world would be a desert for our love. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

21. He who knows best knows how little he knows. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

22. A great deal of love given to a few is better than a little to many. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

23. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

24. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

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


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

26. Always take hold of things by the smooth handle. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

27. Do not be too severe upon the errors of the people, but reclaim them by enlightening them. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

28. Everything yields to diligence. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

29. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

30. But every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

31. When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

32. The art of life is the art of avoiding pain. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

33. Nothing was or is farther from my intentions, than to enlist myself as the champion of a fixed opinion, where I have only expressed doubt. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

34. I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

35. I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

36. The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

37. It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

38. A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

39. No people who are ignorant can be truly free. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

40. Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

41. All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

42. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

43. I find as I grow older, I love those most, whom I loved first. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

44. Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

45. The most fortunate of us, in our journey through life, frequently meet with calamities and misfortunes which may greatly afflict us; and, to fortify our minds against the attacks of these calamities and misfortunes, should be one of the principal studies and endeavors of our lives. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

46. Everything is useful which contributes to fix in the principles and practices of virtue. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

47. Self-love is no part of morality. Indeed it is exactly its counterpart. It is the sole antagonist of virtue leading us constantly by our propensities to self-gratification in violation of our moral duties to others. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

48. The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

49. Half a loaf is better than no bread. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

50. Never spend your money before you have it. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

51. I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

52. The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy but cannot dis-join them. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

53. It is while we are young that the habit of industry is formed. If not then, it never is afterward. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

54. Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. - Thomas Jefferson


Famous Thomas Jefferson quotes and sayings

55. The contest is not between Us and Them, but between Good and Evil, and if those who would fight Evil adopt the ways of Evil, Evil wins. - Thomas Jefferson

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