Friday October 1st 2010

Thought for the Day

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

~ Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson*Thomas Jefferson

Born April 13 1743 Shadwell, Virginia
Died July 4, 1826 (aged 83) Charlottesville, Virginia

The third President of the United States (1801–1809), and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776). Jefferson was one of the most influential Founding Fathers. To date, Jefferson is the only president to serve two full terms in office without vetoing a single bill of Congress. Jefferson has been consistently ranked by scholars as one of the greatest of U.S. presidents.

*Source | Monticello | White House

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