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“If I am to succeed, the sooner I know it, the less uneasiness I shall have to go through.
“If I am to meet with a disappointment, the sooner I know it, the more of life I shall have to wear it off…” 12 more words

Inspirational Quotes

Jenkinson: Jefferson, Books, and Reading

“A Jeffersonian believes that books are at the center of any full and mature life. Thomas Jefferson approached life essentially through books…Reading was one of his favorite activities. 144 more words

Notable Individuals

First Principles: Man Without Reason Is Like A Ship Without A Rudder

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” 6 more words

First Principles
  • “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1822)
Thomas Jefferson
  • “The most sacred of the duties of a government to do equal and impartial justice to all citizens.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1816)
Thomas Jefferson

The Safe Depository of Ultimate Powers

“I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education.  23 more words

Quotes

Revolutionary Era Connection in Orlando, Florida?

When one mentions the word “Orlando” what is the first thought to pop into your head?

Universal?

Or maybe two words; “Disney World or Walt Disney?” 392 more words