Thomas Jefferson Quotes

The third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. He also owned and managed a large estate.

Image: Portrait painting of Thomas Jefferson

“Never buy what you do not want, because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.”

“Never put off till to-morrow what you can do today.”

“Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.”

“Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.”

“Never spend your money before you have it.”

Thomas Jefferson  (1743-1826)

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