Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826

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I long to be in the midst of the children, and have more pleasure in their little follies than in the wisdom of the wise.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. Letter, January 16, 1801, to his daughter, Martha Jefferson Randolph. The Family Letters of Thomas Jefferson, p. 191, eds. E.M. Betts and J.A. Bear, Jr. (1966).
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 (1743-1826), U.S. president. Letter, May 5, 1787, to his daughter, Martha Jefferson. The Family Letters of Thomas Jefferson, p. 40, eds. E.M. Betts and J.A. Bear, Jr. (1966).
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions ... too plainly prove a deliberate, systematical plan of reducing us to slavery.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. "A Summary View of the Rights of British America..." (1774). The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 1, p. 125, ed. Julian P. Boyd, et al. (1950).

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Fuck you
From Thomas Jefferson's help, we have demarcisy! ! ! And I want to read the Declatation of Independice one day! !