National Thomas Jefferson Day is we globally rejoice in the 13th April on the each and every year. National Thomas Jefferson Day is observed in order to give honor to the third president of the United States.
This one is an annual national legal observance on April 13. Thomas Jefferson was the main writer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and was also nation’s first secretary of state and the 2nd vice president.
He is said to have an extensive library with almost 6,500 books. He was also an advocate, scientist of agriculture, paleontology, and astronomy.
Thomas Jefferson was always an inquisitive learner and an interesting person was highly interested in education.
“Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.’ And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.” – Ronald Reagan
History of National Thomas Jefferson Day
Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his Presidential Proclamation 2276 issued on 21st March 1938, officially declared 13th April because the day is remembered as the birth of Thomas Jefferson.
On 11th April 2007, President George W. Bush issued Presidential Proclamation 8124 and stated that
“On Thomas Jefferson Day, we commemorate the birthday of a monumental figure whose place in our Nation’s history will always be cherished.”
How to celebrate National Thomas Jefferson Day
National Thomas Jefferson Day is actually rejoiced by community groups, organizations and also by venues which are actually dedicated to the president.
People can pay a visit to the center at Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia. Over and over again public ceremonies, leadership awards, and functions take place on Jefferson’s birthday.
On this day, National Thomas Jefferson Day the educational games and other activities will be organized for kids and the day is also best for people to reading and knowing about him. You can also spend some time in reading his books and achievements.
Share pictures in order to celebrate National Thomas Jefferson Day on the social media by using the hashtag #ThomasJeffersonDay.
National Thomas Jefferson Day: SMS, WhatsApp And FB Status, Saying, Quotes, Essay, Speech, Thoughts
“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
“When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.”
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
“Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the limits of the law’ because the law is often but the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.”
“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”
“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.”
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”
“Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.”
“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as the cause for withdrawing from a friend.”
“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.”
“A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.”
“I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.”
“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.”
“Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.”
“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
“We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”2
“History, in general, only informs us what bad government is.”
“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family, and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give.”
“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.”
“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.”
“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes the duty.”
“Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful. The man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time.”
“Be polite to all, but intimate with few.”
“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.”
“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”
“I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of the body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.”
“He who permits himself to tell a lie once finds it much easier to do it the second time.”
“It is error alone which needs the support of the government. Truth can stand by itself.”
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