Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father Quote

Thomas Jefferson Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 905 details Share on Google+ - Quote 905 Linked In Share Button - Quote 905 Architecture worth great attention. As we double our numbers every 20 years we must double our houses. Besides we build of such perishable materials that one half of our houses must be rebuilt in every space of 20 years. So that in that term, houses are to be built for three fourths of our inhabitants. It is then among the most important arts: and it is desirable to introduce taste into an art which shews so much.

Thomas Jefferson: letter to John Rutledge, Jr. June 19, 1788.
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