Thomas Jefferson

The value of skill and bravery combined!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... you have shewn to your countrymen that that enemy cannot meet bravery & skill united. in proving to them that our...

Beware! The government will tax you into poverty!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... considering the general tendency to multiply offices and dependancies, & to increase expence to the ultimate term of burthen which the...

Which is better, much knowledge or a little experience?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am anxious to hear from you, lest you should have suffered in the same way now as on a former similar...

Where is the beef? RIGHT HERE!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... this morning arrived the quarter you were so kind as to send me of the Mammoth-veal . tho’ so far advanced...

These two things are of supreme importance.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have safely received the copy of your history of the American revolution ... it is a happy circumstance for our country...

Your church is welcome here!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have recieved ... application the purchase of a site for a Roman Catholic church ... I have referred the...

It always costs more than you expect!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I consider ... the making a good gravel road from the New bridge on Rock creek along the Pensylva & Jersey avenues...

252 gallons of wine on the wall + 252 more!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The term of payment for the two last pipes of wine being now at hand I have desired mr John Barnes of...

Enough is enough!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am an enemy to all these douceurs , tributes & humiliations. what the laws impose on us let us execute faithfully;...

Let us observe Thanksgiving on December 9.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Whereas the Honourable the General Congress, impressed with a grateful sense of the goodness of Almighty God ... hath thought proper ......

Weak leaders avoid the tough calls.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have known mr Page from the time we were boys & classmates together, & love him as a brother. but I...

This is what I think. You decide.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP have we a right to give passages generally to private individuals whenever a public vessel is passing from one place to another?...

I am very anxious to obtain the disease here.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... inoculated two persons with the matter of the 24th. & 4. with that of the 26th. the latter has no...

Wrestling with hypotheticals is a time-suck.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP .... let it be known that a fact is authentic, & what is it’s exact character, & then we may act on...

No bones about it!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have to ... congratulate you on the prospect you have of obtaining a compleat skeleton of the great incognitum , and...

Some are so jaded they gripe about everything.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP papers will make a noise about it . but we see they are determined to blame every thing ... & therefore...

How strong should the government be?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... those who will be satisfied with a government of energy enough to protect persons & property sacredly, will not, I trust,...

The only medicine works slowly and not very effectively.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Being about to embark for Europe, (induced to change the Scenes which Surround me, from a recent melancholy Event having rendered them...

Four qualities of an excellent diplomat

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have now known you seventeen years ... I have found you ever attentive to the interests & the rights of your...

We are NOT that different from one another.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... the greatest good we can do our country is to heal it’s party divisions & make them one people. I do...