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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.
         
   
F
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.

R
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
A
He who receives an idea from me receives instruction for himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me.
N
The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years.
K
Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
R: Letter, 1 Aug 1816 to John Adams.
A: In "Home Book Of American Quotations," by Fruce Bohle, 1967.
N: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
K: Letter, 2 May 1808.
   


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