Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Waterhouse

when I contemplate the immense advances in science, and discoveries in the arts which have been made within the period of my life, I look forward with confidence to equal advances by the present generation; and have no doubt they will consequently be as much wiser than we have been, as we than our fathers were, and they than the burners of witches.

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Benjamin Waterhouse
Date Range
Date
March 3, 1818
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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