President John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the White House for a group of the most brilliant minds of the time. He stated: "This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
• "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give those who would not." -- Thomas Jefferson
• "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government." -- Thomas Jefferson • "To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." -- Thomas Jefferson
How could Thomas Jefferson have known in his time?
Richard J. Piagari