Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Famous Quotes & Quotations By Thomas Jefferson:
A cold-blooded, calculating, unprincipled usurper, without a virtue; no statesman, knowing nothing of commerce, political economy, or civil government, and supplying ignorance by bold presumption.
~ Thomas Jefferson, On Napoleon Bonaparte - Category: Individuals, Insults.
A lively and lasting sense of filial duty is more effectually impressed on the mind of a son or daughter by reading King Lear, than by all the dry volumes of ethics, and divinity, that ever were written.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: Daughters, Sons.
A politician looks forward only to the next election. A statesman looks forward to the next generation.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: Politics.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: Revolution.
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 Quotes - Category: Greed.
I recoil with horror at the ferociousness of man. Will nations never devise a more rational umpire of differences than force? Are there no means of coercing injustice more gratifying to our nature than a waste of the blood of thousands and of the labor of millions of our fellow creatures?
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: War.
The Christian god is a three headed monster, cruel, vengeful and capricious. If one wishes to know more of this
raging, three headed beast-like god, one only needs to look at the caliber of people who say they serve him. They are always of two classes: fools and hypocrites.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: God, Hypocrisy.
The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes, 1813 - Category: Families, Fire, Happiness, Heaven.
The purse of the people is the real seat of sensibility. Let it be drawn upon largely, and they will then listen to truths which could not excite them through any other organ.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: Taxes.
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes - Category: Nature.
We never repent of having eaten too little.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes, 182 - Category: Dieting.
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