13 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes for inspiration

1. The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

2. Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

3. I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.

4. The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

5. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

6. In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

7. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

8. Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

9. Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.

10. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.

11. When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

12. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

13. Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.