Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson Quotes, US President

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson Quotations
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States (1801–09). One of the American Founding Fathers, and author of the Declaration of Independence.
Lived: 1743–1826

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“For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.”
– Thomas Jefferson quote: from message to Congress, Nov. 1808

“From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.”
– President Thomas Jefferson

“Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.”
– President Thomas Jefferson

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”
– Thomas Jefferson quotes

“In matters of style swim with the current in matters of principle stand like a rock.”
– President Thomas Jefferson quotes

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