Thomas Jefferson - a true Renaissance man, he wrote our Declaration of Independence and Constitution, was an early American diplomat to France, became our 3rd President, was a self-taught botanist, architect and scientist, and he sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore what lay to the west of the Mississippi river. A remarkable man.

Thomas Jefferson - a true Renaissance man, he wrote our Declaration of Independence and Constitution, was an early American diplomat to France, became our 3rd President, was a self-taught botanist, architect and scientist, and he sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore what lay to the west of the Mississippi river. A remarkable man.

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Thomas Jefferson Quote (About friendship, opinion, politics, religion)

Thomas Jefferson Quote (About friendship, opinion, politics, religion)

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President ~ 1801-1909.  He was an inventive genius, intuitive and very loyal.

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President ~ 1801-1909. He was an inventive genius, intuitive and very loyal.

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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.

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Thomas Jefferson  Burial: Monticello Graveyard  Charlottesville Albemarle County  Virginia, USA

Thomas Jefferson Burial: Monticello Graveyard Charlottesville Albemarle County Virginia, USA

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FAKE.  It appears in none of Jefferson's works.  The earliest known appearance in print: 1914, earliest known appearance in print, attributed to Thomas Jefferson: 1994. http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/when-government-fears-people-there-libertyquotation

FAKE. It appears in none of Jefferson's works. The earliest known appearance in print: 1914, earliest known appearance in print, attributed to Thomas Jefferson: 1994. http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/when-government-fears-people-there-libertyquotation

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Monticello in the fall. The single most beautiful hill in the world. The view from Thomas Jefferson's house to die for.

Monticello in the fall. The single most beautiful hill in the world. The view from Thomas Jefferson's house to die for.

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All great advice today. My favorite might be "We seldom repent for having eaten too little".

All great advice today. My favorite might be "We seldom repent for having eaten too little".

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A Country With No Border, Is Not A Country.  ~  Thomas Jefferson  (April 13, 1743 -- July 4, 1826) -    http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/thomas-jefferson-brief-biography

A Country With No Border, Is Not A Country. ~ Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 -- July 4, 1826) - http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/thomas-jefferson-brief-biography

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Thomas Jefferson proposed to end slavery -   WTF fun facts | Could've saved millions of American lives that were lost in the Civil War. Some argue slavery wasn't the reason for the Civil, that it was over state's rights, but the primary reason the south were arguing  state's rights was so they could continue slavery - so it was the root cause.

Thomas Jefferson proposed to end slavery - WTF fun facts | Could've saved millions of American lives that were lost in the Civil War. Some argue slavery wasn't the reason for the Civil, that it was over state's rights, but the primary reason the south were arguing state's rights was so they could continue slavery - so it was the root cause.

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