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25+ Famous quote by Thomas Jefferson – 3rd President of the U.S.

Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743 and died July 4 1826. He was the 3rd president of the United States and he is also the founder of the two parties is that Democrats and Republicans. He spent a total sum term from 1801 to 1809. Thomas Jefferson had the famous quotes makes people remember until today. Come on, let’s go through what his quote below here!

25+ Famous quote by Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the U.S.
25+ Famous quote by Thomas Jefferson – 3rd President of the U.S.

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

I’m a greater believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.

Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.

Never spend your money before you have it.

Never buy what you do not want, because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

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

We never repent of having eaten too little.

Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.

How much pain has cost us the evils which have never happened.

Take things always by their smooth handle.

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

If you want something that you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.

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

We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.

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

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.

I cannot live without books, but fewer will suffice where amusement and not use, is the only future object.

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.

If I am to succeed, the sooner I know it, the less uneasiness I shall have to go through. If I am to meet with a disappointment, the sooner I know it, the more of life I shall have to wear it off.

A little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

Man is an imitative animal. This quality is the germ of all education in him. From his cradle to his grave he is learning to do what he sees others do.

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

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

When the people fear the government, there is tyranny, when the government fears the people, there is liberty.

A government is big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take away everything you have.

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