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Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826) born on
Apr 13
US president, educator, architect, inventor. He wrote the Declaration of Independence, was the 3rd President, and founded U. of Virginia, 1819.
         
   
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I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.

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The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits that favor that theory.
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Perseverance in object, though not by the most direct way, is often more laudable than perpetual changes, as often as the object shifts light.
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A good cause is often injured more by ill-timed efforts of its friends than by the arguments of its enemies. Persuasion, perseverance and patience are the best advocates on questions depending on the will of others.
K
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Cooper, 1814.
R: To Charles Thompson, 1787.
A: Thomas Jefferson to Patrick Henry, 1779.
N: Thomas Jefferson to James Heaton, 1826.
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