Sunday June 27th 2010

Thought for the Day

“Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blind-folded fear.”

~ 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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