Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Mann Randolph

honesty, knowlege & industry are the qualities which will lead you to the highest emploiments of your country, & to it’s highest esteem, and with these to that satisfaction which renders life pleasant, & death secure.

RC (DLC). PrC (ViWC). Published in PTJ, 9:59–60.
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November 25, 1785
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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