Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. so good night! I will dream on, always fancying that mrs Adams and yourself are by my side marking the progress and the obliquities of ages and countries.

RC (MHi). Published in PTJRS, 10:284–6.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
John Adams
Date Range
Date
August 1, 1816
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Quote Category