Thomas Jefferson

"We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

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


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have ... The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity in the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

Thomas Jefferson letter to John Taylor
Thomas Jefferson letter to John Taylor

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I sincerely believe [...] that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies."

Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor)
Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor)

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Good wine is a necessity of life for me."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

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


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)