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More from Thomas Jefferson

Never buy what you do not want, because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, February 21, 1825

Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.

letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, February 21, 1825

Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.

letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, February 21, 1825

How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.

letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, February 21, 1825

Take things always by their smooth handle.

letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, February 21, 1825