Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “Nature intended me for the”

Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science, by rendering them my supreme delight. But the enormities of the times in which I have lived, have forced me to take a part in resisting them, and to commit myself on the boisterous ocean of political passions. – Thomas Jefferson

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “I have indeed two great”

I have indeed two great measures at heart, without which no republic can maintain itself in strength: 1. That of general education, to enable every man to judge for himself what will secure or endanger his freedom. 2. To divide every county into hundreds, of such size that all the children of each will be […]

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “There is nothing more unequal”

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

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “The man who reads nothing”

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

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “They religions dread the advance”

They (religions) dread the advance of science as witches do the approach of daylight and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subversions of the duperies on which they live. – Thomas Jefferson

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “The main objects of all”

The main objects of all science, the freedom and happiness of man. . . . [are] the sole objects of all legitimate government.(A plaque with this quotation, with the first phrase omitted, is in the stairwell of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.) – Thomas Jefferson

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “A Decalogue of Canons for”

A Decalogue of Canons for Observation in Practical Life:1. Never put off to tomorrow what you can do to-day.2. Never trouble another with what you can do yourself.3. Never spend your money before you have it.4. Never buy a thing you do not want, because it is cheap, it will be dear to you.5. Take […]

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “Freedom the firstborn of science”

Freedom, the first-born of science. – Thomas Jefferson

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “The more ignorant we become”

The more ignorant we become the less value we set on science, and the less inclination we shall have to seek it. – Thomas Jefferson

Quote by Thomas Jefferson : “Our civil rights have no”

Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry… – Thomas Jefferson