Gathered from the experiences of Thomas Jefferson
"Thomas Jefferson, who began so many things in the early career of the United States, was the first object upon whom the Campaign Liar tried his unpracticed talents."
“When Hamilton pronounced the word government, he meant something radically different from Jefferson’s idea of government.”
A look back at the nation’s first administration
“Naturally, the man of executive force and the man of high qualities of mind regard one another with even an exaggerated respect.”
“His long residence in a metropolis had not freed his mind from some provincial prejudices.”
"Our Israelitish brethren are now subjected to a trial peculiar to themselves. From being persecuted everywhere, they are beginning to be honored and sought."
“No one knows how far Congress will go, and this uncertainty lures to the capital many an expensive lobby, who wear out their hearts in waiting, and who waste at Washington the money and the energy that might have started their enterprise.”
“This institution is in fact, as in appearance, a rationally conducted hotel or Temporary Home and resting-place for men diseased by the excessive use of alcoholic drinks.”
By an old smoker
“Pittsburg … is densely packed with marvels. Go where you will, you find something of the most particular interest, that demands to be examined, and most richly rewards examination.”