Authors that match 'jefferson'.Jefferson Davis American Leader (1808-1889)
Joseph Jefferson American Artist (1829-1905)
Richard Jefferson American Athlete (1980-)
Thomas Jefferson American President (1743-1826)
Quotations that match 'jefferson'.In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards. Equality
[ Admit America Applies Doctrine Does Downwards Equal Everybody Inferiors Jefferson Men Only Onward Opinion Since Social Superiors Time Upwards]
But if there's an erosion at home, you know, Thomas Jefferson warned about a tyranny of an oligarchy and if we surrender our democracy to the tyranny of an oligarchy, we've made a terrible mistake.
[ Democracy Erosion Home Jefferson Know Made Mistake Oligarchy Our Surrender Terrible Thomas Tyranny Warned]
After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.
[ After America Bold Competition Depression Design Determine Expansion Great Held Honor Jefferson Memorial Nationwide President Public Thomas Urging Vision Westward Would]
Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist.
[ Believe Created Did Equal Jefferson Owned Slaves Were]
Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
[ Against America Assumes Between Compromise Conflicts Crafting Everyone Explicitly Foreign Involving Israelis Jefferson Leading Madison Must Ourselves Palestinians Play Role Settlement Some Warned Washington]
Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.
[ Age Ever His Jefferson Judge Never Once Only President Said Should Since Stopped Thomas Told Works Worrying]
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
[ Always Away Considered Declaration Effect Glory Independence Jefferson Ran Show Stage Theatrical]
When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
[ Almost American Completely Democracy Existing Fabric Federalist Jefferson Organization Republicans Traditional Union Woven]
We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
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At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
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So, like I said, I will visit Jeffersonville more often because I now have a little getaway house up there.
[ Because House Little More Now Often Said Up Visit Will]
The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in.
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The adoption by Jefferson and the Republicans of the political structure of their opponents is of an importance hardly inferior to that of the adoption of the Constitution by the states.
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I had done a lot of rock 'n' roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock 'n' roll bands.
[ Airplane Bands College Done Doors Had Jefferson Lot Many Photographers Photography Rock Roll These Worked]
We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
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In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place.
[ America Approval Jefferson Knew Noted Place Their Women]
Jesus and Lincoln, Moses and Jefferson can seem so long gone, so unbelievable, so dead.
[ Dead Gone Jefferson Jesus Lincoln Long Moses Seem Unbelievable]
How I longed to see these things; how I longed to see the Liberty Bell and walk on the streets where Thomas Jefferson, Tom Paine and Benjamin Franklin had walked.
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Washington, not Jefferson, freed his slaves upon his death.
[ Death Freed His Jefferson Slaves Upon Washington]
If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.
[ Bad How Jefferson Representation See Should Taxation Thomas Thought Without]
If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
[ Around Central Country Government Hamilton Honor Industrial Jefferson Live Living Look Mighty Monument Nation Seek Strong]
In Jefferson's mind democracy was tantamount to extreme individualism.
[ Democracy Extreme Individualism Jefferson Mind Tantamount]
The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic, is easily refuted by examining how Locke's philosophy steered Thomas Jefferson, for example.
[ American Behind Easily Examining Example How Jefferson John Locke Myth Philosopher Philosophy Refuted Republic Steered Thomas]
Washington and Jefferson were both rich Virginia planters, but they were never friends.
[ Both Friends Jefferson Never Planters Rich Virginia Washington Were]
Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God. That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet.
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Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington, of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison, will ye be true to your constitutional faith?
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People have always said - those words, 'too conservative,' is fairly relative. I'm sure that they probably said that about Thomas Jefferson and George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
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A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia.
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If Thomas Jefferson had heard us, he probably would have said, 'We shouldn't have free speech.'
[ Free Had Heard Jefferson Probably Said Speech Thomas Us Would]
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
[ Age Jefferson Libraries Lincoln Memorials Now Over Presidential Will]
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
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What I'm thinking about more and more these days is simply the importance of transparency, and Jefferson's saying that he'd rather have a free press without a government than a government without a free press.
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