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Thomas Jefferson quotes gave me the opportunity to look directly into the eyes of history. This look into history was invaluable, constructive, beneficial and useful.

I believe these Thomas Jefferson quotes are some of the strongest quotations from a past President.

Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
-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

As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
-Thomas Jefferson

One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
-Thomas Jefferson

My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
-Thomas Jefferson

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
-Thomas Jefferson

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
-Thomas Jefferson

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
-Thomas Jefferson

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

No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
-Thomas Jefferson

No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
-Thomas Jefferson

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one ever will.
-Thomas Jefferson

No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into it.
-Thomas Jefferson

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
-Thomas Jefferson

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None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
-Thomas Jefferson

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
-Thomas Jefferson

Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
-Thomas Jefferson

Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
-Thomas Jefferson

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
-Thomas Jefferson

Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
-Thomas Jefferson

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
-Thomas Jefferson

Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
-Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
-Thomas Jefferson

Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it.
-Thomas Jefferson

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
-Thomas Jefferson

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
-Thomas Jefferson

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
-Thomas Jefferson

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

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