"My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Thomas Jefferson on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Thomas Jefferson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Thomas Jefferson on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Thomas Jefferson on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Thomas Jefferson on Dalai Lama
"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."