Thomas Jefferson Quotes

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

Thomas Jefferson

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

In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance

Thomas Jefferson

Health is the requisite after morality

Thomas Jefferson

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

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.

Thomas Jefferson

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

History, by appraising. ..[the students] of the past, will enable them to judge of the future.

Thomas Jefferson

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

Thomas Jefferson

Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time

Thomas Jefferson

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

Thomas Jefferson

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