"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Thomas Jefferson on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Thomas Jefferson on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Thomas Jefferson on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Thomas Jefferson on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Thomas Jefferson on William Shakespeare
"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."