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Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Thomas Browne, Sr.

There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun.

Sir Thomas Browne

Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.

Sir Thomas Browne

Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is music wherever there is harmony, order and proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony.

Sir Thomas Browne

Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich.

Thomas Browne, Sr.

We term sleep a death by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers.

Thomas Browne, Sr.

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

Thomas Browne, Sr.

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

H. Jackson Browne

Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.

Thomas Jefferson

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson

Beware the man of one book.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.

Thomas Jefferson

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Thomas Jefferson

A moment's thinking is an hour in words.

Thomas Hood

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas H. Huxley

I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.

Thomas Jefferson

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.

Thomas Carlyle

I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.

Thomas Watson

My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.

Thomas Jefferson

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

Thomas Jefferson

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

Thomas A. Edison

The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

Thomas Jefferson
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