Thomas Jefferson Quotes (506 quotes)
“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”
Letter to Dr. James Currie (28 January 1786) Lipscomb & Bergh 18:ii. - 1780s
“I never consider a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.”
“All persons shall have full and free liberty of religious opinion; nor shall any be compelled to frequent or maintain any religious institution.”
Draft Constitution for Virginia (June 1776). - 1770s
The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790 (2011 edition), University of Pennsylvania Press - ISBN: 9780812200102
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Jefferson
Born: April 13, 1743
Died: July 4, 1826 (aged 83)
Bio: Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. Just after the war ended, from mid-1784 Jefferson served as a diplomat, stationed in Paris.
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