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

Other Great Authors

I have you and even if we never meet or ever see each other, we have left our thumbprints in the thick, moist clay of each others lives.

Hugh Elliott

We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.

Oscar Wilde, A Picture of Dorian Grey - Preface

If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, its yours forever. If it dosent, then it was never meant to be.


They tell you that you'll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don't tell you is that you won't miss it very much.

Malcolm Cowley

Trent I'm telling you baby, you always double down on 11.


Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Anne Frank »

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe »

God has two dwellings one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

Izaak Walton »