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Quote from Thomas Jefferson,

"I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books,
my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon,
and letting the world roll on as it liked,
than to occupy the most splendid post,
which any human power can give."


Thomas Jefferson (more quotes by Thomas Jefferson or books by/about Thomas Jefferson)

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President


letter to Alexander Donald, February 7, 1788


Education, Family, Happiness, Knowledge, Peace, Power, President, Virtue, Wisdom


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