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Quotations by author » Thomas Jefferson
American 3rd US President (1801-09). Author of the Declaration of Independence. 1762-1826
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An individual, thinking himself injured, makes more noise than state
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An informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy.
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An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
Friendship
And let us reflect that, having banished from our land that religious intolerance under which mankind so long bled and suffered, we have yet gained little if we countenance a political intolerance as despotic, as wicked, and capable of as bitter and
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Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometric progression as they rise
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At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long for in dreams, yet still include them all.
Dreams
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
DangerMoney
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Relationships
Beer, if drank with moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit, and promotes health.
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Believing that happiness of mankind is best promoted by the useful pursuits of peace, that on these alone a stable prosperity can be founded, that the evils of war are great in their endurance, and have a long reckoning for ages to come, I have used
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Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate wit
Religion
Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. education and free discussion are the antidotes of both.
BigotryEnthusiasm
Blest is the Nation whose silent course of happiness furnishes nothing for history to say
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Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.
AgeingBodyMind
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
Books
But a short time elapsed after the death of the great reformer of the Jewish religion, before his principles were departed from by those who professed to be his special servants, and perverted into an engine for enslaving mankind, and aggrandizing their oppressors in Church and State.
ChristianityChurchGovernment
But friendship is precious, not only in shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine
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But I have ever thought religion a concern purely between our God and our consciences, for which we were accountable to him, and not to the priests. I never told my own religion, nor scrutinized that of another. I never attempted to make a convert, nor wished to change another's creed. I have ever judged of the religion of others by their lives, and by this test, my dear Madam, I have been satisfied yours must be an excellent one, to have produced a life of such exemplary virtue and correctness. For it is in our lives, and not from our words, that our religion must be read. By the same test the world must judge me.
Religion
But this momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror
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Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath?
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