Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Priestley

to all this I add that [. . .] it is deemed to read the Latin & Greek authors in their original is a sublime luxury; and I deem luxury in science to be at least as justifiable as in architecture, painting, gardening or the other arts.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 31:340.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Joseph Priestley
Date Range
Date
January 27, 1800
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson