Tag Archive for 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

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

One man with courage is a majority.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
-Thomas Jefferson

Same Hours Per Day

Hours Per Day

QUOTE CARD: “Don’t say that you don’t have enough time.
You have exactly the same number of
hours per day that were given to
Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo,
Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci,
Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The Power of… QUESTIONS

Children Asking Questions

QUESTIONS. How curious are you? Do you take things at face value? Do you ever avoid asking questions because you think you’ll sound naive? Are you willing to ask the tough and unpopular questions? If you’ve spent time around a young child then at some point you’ve probably experienced a seemingly endless stream of questions, such as “Why is the sky blue?”, “Why does a dog have a tail?”, “What makes the grass grow?”, “Where do babies come from?”