Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father Quote

Thomas Jefferson Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 1002 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1002 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1002 The art of reasoning becomes of first imporatnace. In this line antiquity has left us the finest models for imitation; ... I should consider the speeches of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus, as pre-eminent specimens of logic, taste, and the sententious brevity which, using not a word to spare, leaves not a moment for inattention to the hearer. Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.

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