Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: theo On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:23 am

'Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.'

~ Thomas Jefferson
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: lsayre On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:39 am

There are certainly a load of internet hits agreeing that he said it.
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:47 am

Oh goody, that must make it near to GOSPEL. :clap: toothy
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: lsayre On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:50 am

Well, regardless of whether he said it or not, it sure sounds sensible. :)

Did George Washington say he couldn't tell a lie and that it was him that cut down the cherry tree?
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: CoaLen On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:17 pm

“The trouble with quotes on the Internet is you never know if they are genuine.” —Abraham Lincoln :lol:
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: lsayre On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:22 pm

Well, it appears that he never said it after all.

http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferso ... squotation
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:23 pm

CoaLen wrote:“The trouble with quotes on the Internet is you never know if they are genuine.” —Abraham Lincoln :lol:

I knew it A.L. was ahead of his time. :roll:
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: theo On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:46 pm

:bang: :doh: :bang:
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:01 pm

I had no idea how much history had been scrubbed from school books until I started watching Glenn Beck's show. It's astounding ... and sickening at the same time. :shock:
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: mason coal burner On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:08 pm

Ok smitty lets put old Beck to the test . Has he ever said that the pope is the anti-Christ . All the reformers said the pope was the anti-Christ including Martin Luther , Calvin , etc. ?
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Re: Thomas Jefferson, Any truth to him saying this?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:09 pm

:?: :?: :?:
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