Thomas Jefferson: Founding Father Quote

Thomas Jefferson Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 974 details Share on Google+ - Quote 974 Linked In Share Button - Quote 974 Believing that the happiness of mankind is best promoted by the useful pursuits of peace, that on theses alone a stable prosperity can be founded, that the evils of war are great in their endurance, and have a long reckoning for ages to come, I have used my best endeavors to keep our country uncommitted in the troubles of which afflict Europe, and which assail us on every side.

Thomas Jefferson: letter to the Young Republicans of Pittsburgh, December 2, 1808
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