Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Short

fortitude, you know, is one of his four cardinal virtues. that teaches us to meet and surmount difficulties; not to fly from them, like cowards. and to fly too in vain, for they will meet and arrest us at every turn of our road.

RC (ViW: TJP). PoC (DLC).
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Short
Date Range
Date
October 31, 1819
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Quote Category