Leadership Quotes by Thomas Jefferson

Leadership Quotes

Enjoy these leadership quotes by Thomas Jefferson

Our Third President of the United States of America

His Presidency was from 1801 to 1809

He was Born on April 13, 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia

He Died on July 4, 1826 in Monticello in Virginia

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Thomas Jefferson Leadership Quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.

Thomas Jefferson

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

Thomas Jefferson

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

Thomas Jefferson

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.

Thomas Jefferson

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.

Additional facts on Thomas Jefferson that you may not have known!

Thomas Jefferson did not serve in the military.

Thomas Jefferson began the practice of shaking hands with the President. Prior to his presidency people bowed to them.

Thomas Jefferson had a crippled right hand from rheumatism.

Thomas Jefferson could read Latin, Greek and French in addition to English.

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