"Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Thomas Jefferson on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Thomas Jefferson on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Thomas Jefferson on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Thomas Jefferson on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Thomas Jefferson on Bruce Lee
"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."