Extracts from Thomas Jefferson to Maria Cosway

for assuredly nobody will care for him who cares for nobody. but friendship is precious not only in the shade but in the sunshine of life: and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 10:443–55.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Maria Cosway
Date Range
Date
October 12, 1786
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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