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Be assured that it gives much more pain to the mind to be in debt, than to do without any article whatever which we may seem to want.
Be assured that it gives much more pain to the mind to be in debt, than to do without any article whatever which we may seem to want.
 

Thomas Jefferson

1743-1826
Patriot, Statesman, President of the United States (1801-1809)
Twice war time governor of Virginia, Jefferson created Monticello. A delegate to the 2nd Continental Congress, he is the principla author of the Declaration of Independence (1776). He went on to lead the mission to France with Benjamin Franklin.