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Books, per Jefferson (Inspiration)

“I cannot live without books.”

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Books, per Jefferson (Inspiration)

“I cannot live without books”

Thomas Jefferson
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Luck, per Thomas Jefferson (Inspiration)

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. ”
Thomas Jefferson

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Newspapers, per Thomas Jefferson (Inspiration)

Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”

Thomas Jefferson

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Criminal Books, per Jefferson (Inspiration)

“I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too. ”

Thomas Jefferson

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The Value of Books, per Thomas Jefferson (Inspiration)

“Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.”

Thomas Jefferson
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On a Free Press, per Thomas Jefferson (Inspiration)

“Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.”
Thomas Jefferson …

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