Extract from Thomas Jefferson’s Hints to Americans Travelling in Europe

when you are doubting whether a thing is worth the trouble of going to see, recollect that you will never again be so near it, that you may repent the not having seen it, but can never repent having seen it.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 13:264–76.
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Thomas Jefferson
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June 19, 1788
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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