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Thomas Jefferson – You must lay aside all prejudice

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Thomas JeffersonIn fine, I repeat, you must lay aside all prejudice on both sides, and neither believe nor reject anything, because any other persons, or description of persons, have rejected or believed it. Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable, not for the rightness, but uprightness of the decision.

Thomas Jefferson   (1743-1826)

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Thomas Jefferson – Question with boldness

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Thomas JeffersonQuestion with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.

Thomas Jefferson   (1743-1826)

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Thomas Jefferson – Using taste in the design of houses

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Thomas JeffersonAs we double our numbers every twenty years, we must double our houses. Besides, we build of such perishable materials, that one half of our houses must be rebuilt in every space of twenty years, so that in that time, houses are to he built for three-fourths of our inhabitants. It is, then, among the most important arts: and it is desirable to introduce taste into an art which shows so much.

Thomas Jefferson   (1743-1826)

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Thomas Jefferson – The legitimate powers of government

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Thomas JeffersonThe legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.

Thomas Jefferson   (1743-1826)

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Thomas Jefferson – The greatest good we can do our country

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Thomas JeffersonThe greatest good we can do our country is to heal it’s party divisions and make them one people. I do not speak of their leaders who are incurable, but of the honest and well-intentioned body of the people.

Thomas Jefferson   (1743-1826)

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