Jefferson On Truth And Error

Unusual Quotations: Thomas Jefferson On Seeking Truth And Tolerating Error

“…here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.”

—Thomas Jefferson (1820 letter to Willam Roscoe describing the mission of the new university in Charlottesville; quoted In “Lincoln and Obama” by Gene Griessman)

If you want a quotation book you can trust, there’s not a single spurious quote in—

The Words Lincoln Lived By

“This is a book to cherish and share.”—Bill Marriott, CEO, Marriott International, Inc.

“Not only does Griessman give us Lincoln quotes, but he also weaves each one into a little jewel of an essay on that particular subject.” Wayne C. Temple, renowned Lincoln scholar, Illinois State Archives

You will also enjoy Lincoln Speaks To Leaders by Gene Griessman and Pat Williams.

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