Extract about Thomas Jefferson, by Francis Brooke

He was a man of easy and ingratiating manners ... Mr. Jefferson never would discuss any proposition if you differed with him, for he said he thought discussion rather rivetted opinions than changed them.

Published in Francis T. Brooke, A Narrative of My Life; for My Family (1849), 87–8.
Author
Francis Brooke
Helen Brooke Forman
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1849 to December 31, 1849
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
Narrative of My Life, 1849