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History, in general, only informs us what bad government is.”

“There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.”

“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.” Millercenter

“Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.”

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“Friendship is precious not only in the shade but in the sunshine of life: and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”

“The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.”

“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.”

“I may grow rich by art I am compelled to follow, I may recover health by medicines I am compelled to take against my own judgment, but I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor.”

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”

“I am but a son of nature, loving what I see and feel without being able to give a reason, nor caring much whether there be one.”

“I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.”

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“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.”

“I cannot live without books.”

“I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance.”

“He who knows best knows how little he knows.”

“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.”

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.”

“For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead…”

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“No provision in our Constitution ought to be dearer to man than that which protects the rights of conscience against the enterprises of the civil authority.”

“Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful. Man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time.”

I have examined all the known superstitions of the world, and I do not find in our particular superstition of Christianity one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.” – Thomas Jefferson

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

“That government is best which governs least” – Thomas Jefferson

“One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.” – Thomas Jefferson

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“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Thomas Jefferson

“For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Without God, liberty will not last.” – Thomas Jefferson

“I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson

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