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

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
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.
The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years.
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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