Quotes by Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address

Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the governing of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.

Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address

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You must accept that you might fail then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, and you don't branch out, you don't try-you don't take the risk.

Rosalynn Carter

One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.

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Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

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A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.

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Anyone who has got a book collection and a garden wants for nothing.

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As thou hast sown, so shall thou reap.

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Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

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