"Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Thomas Jefferson on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Thomas Jefferson on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Thomas Jefferson on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Thomas Jefferson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Thomas Jefferson on John Lennon
"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."