Thomas Jefferson Money Quotes

Thomas Jefferson – Birthday April 13, 1743 #ThomasJeffersonDay – Died on July 4, 1826
 
Thomas Jefferson Paper money abuses also are inevitable, and, by breaking up the measure of value, makes a lottery of all private property, cannot be denied quote
 

“That paper money has some advantages, is admitted. But that its abuses also are inevitable, and, by breaking up the measure of value, makes a lottery of all private property, cannot be denied”

 

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It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness Quote
 

“It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness

 

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banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, the principle of spending money to be paid by name of funding Quote
 

“I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale”

 

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The most successful war seldom pays for its losses Quote
 

“The most successful war seldom pays for its losses

 

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Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold Quote
 

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold

 

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Never spend your money before you have earned it Quote
 

Never spend your money before you have earned it

 

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The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money Quote
 

“The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money

 

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man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor Quote
 

“Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor

 

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The expenses of schools should be borne by the inhabitants of the county, every one in proportion to his general tax-rate. This would throw on wealth the education of the poor Quote
 

“The expenses of schools should be borne by the inhabitants of the county, every one in proportion to his general tax-rate. This would throw on wealth the education of the poor

 

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Thomas Jefferson Information is Currency of Democracy

“Information is the currency of democracy
 

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The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain Quote
 

“The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain”

 

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Thomas Jefferson Banks Control Currency

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation then by deflation, the banks and the corporations will grow up around them, will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs”
 

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Thomas Jefferson Crushing Debt Accumulation

The modern theory of the perpetuation of debt has drenched the earth with blood, and crushed its inhabitants under burdens ever accumulating
 

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