"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Thomas Jefferson on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Thomas Jefferson on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Thomas Jefferson on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Thomas Jefferson on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Thomas Jefferson on Abraham Lincoln
"In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty."
"Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories."
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."
"When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred."