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Thomas Jefferson
April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.


There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.


Taste cannot be controlled by law.


The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.


It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.


An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.


Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.


The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.


Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.


It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.


If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.


When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.


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