thomas jefferson statue photo US gov website 01973vTo honor the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, who was born on April 13, 1743, here are three of my favorite Jefferson quotes:

  1. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
  2. Never spend your money before you have it.
  3. When angry, count ten, before you speak; if very angry, a hundred.

(Randall, Henry S. The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3. New York: Derby & Jackson, 1858, p.525.)