Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote – Happy birthday Father Thomas

Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote : The United States today extends a large amount of debt to Thomas Jefferson, despite recent turbulence. With the likes of democracy and personal rights champions, Jefferson, George Washington, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin, led the successful American revolution against the current British rule. Celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote, Funny Thomas Jefferson birthday card, Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote – Celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. ― Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote

It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save the one-half the wars of the world. ― Thomas Jefferson


Thomas Jefferson Birthday Quote

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. ― Thomas Jefferson


We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. ― Thomas Jefferson


The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. ― Thomas Jefferson


On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock. ― Thomas Jefferson


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


To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education. ― Thomas Jefferson


Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. ― Thomas Jefferson


I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others. ― Thomas Jefferson


All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. ― Thomas Jefferson


Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing. ― Thomas Jefferson


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


I hope our wisdom will grow without power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be. ― Thomas Jefferson


I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give. ― Thomas Jefferson

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