quote by Thomas Jefferson

The cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate.

— Thomas Jefferson

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Happiness is man's greatest aim in life.

Tranquility and rationality are the cornerstones of happiness.


Truthfulness is a cornerstone in character, and if it be not firmly laid in youth, there will ever after be a weak spot in the foundation.

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Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.


The evolution of the New Era rests on the cornerstone of Knowledge and Beauty.

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.

Its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery . . . is his natural and normal condition.

The four cornerstones of the American political psyche are 1) emotion substituted for thought, 2) fear, 3) ignorance and 4) propaganda

Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans.


Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.

Healthcare is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state.

In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.

Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights.

What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another;

and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group, may in a different environment become the cornerstone for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty.


The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

Unity should be the cornerstone of relations

When a man's home is born out of his heart and developed through his labor and perfected through his sense of beauty, it is the very cornerstone of life.

If you ask him: "What is silence?" he will answer, "It is the Great Mystery! The holy silence is His voice!" If you ask: "What are the fruits of silence?" he will say: "They are self-control, true courage or endurance, patience, dignity, and reverence. Silence is the cornerstone of character."


Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone to African development and the key to local value creation in Africa. I am determined to ensure that Africa's next generation of entrepreneurs have the platform they need to turn their entrepreneurial aspirations into sustainable businesses that will drive economic growth and job creation across Africa.

Life is worth Living Through every grain of it, From the foundations To the last edge Of the cornerstone, death.

Being happy is the cornerstone of all that you are! Nothing is more important than that you feel good! And you have absolute and utter control about that because you can choose the thought that makes you worry or the thought that makes you happy; the things that thrill you, or the things that worry you. You have the choice in every moment.

Children are just different from one another, especially in temperament.

Some are shy, others bold; some active, others quiet; some confident, others less so. Respect for individual differences is in my view the cornerstone of good parent-child relationships.

For the baby boomer generation, a home is now seen not as the cornerstone of advancement but a ball and chain, restricting their ability and their mobility to move and seek out a job at another location.


The family dinner table is the cornerstone of civilization and those who 'graze' from refrigerators or in front of the television sets are doomed to remain in a state of savagery.

The foundation is being laid for the emergence of both wind and solar cells as cornerstones of the new energy economy.

The willingness to trust others even when you know you may be taken advantage of is the cornerstone of becoming civilized.

The separation of church and state has been a cornerstone of American democracy for over two hundred years. Getting rid of it was long overdue.

I believe in the literal rising of the body of Christ. It's the cornerstone of my Christian faith.


The only thing workers have to bargain with is their skill or their labor.

Denied the right to withhold it as a last resort, they become powerless. The strike is therefore not a breakdown of collective bargaining-it is the indispensable cornerstone of that process.

General relativity is the cornerstone of cosmology and astrophysics.

It has also provided the conceptual basis for string theory and other attempts to unify all the forces of nature in terms of geometrical structures.

Ethical and responsible behavior needs to become the cornerstone of corporate behavior

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.