Quotes by Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he had been elected the second vice president of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801.

Thomas Jefferson belongs to the following category: US Presidents

Quotes by Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

- Thomas JeffersonHonesty

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

- Thomas JeffersonFuture, Past

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

- Thomas Jefferson

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

- Thomas Jefferson

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

- Thomas Jefferson

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

- Thomas JeffersonHappiness, Ambition, Work & Carreer

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

- Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of IndependenceHuman Rights, Freedom, America, Democracy, Famous Quotes