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Light and liberty : reflections on the pursuit of happiness

Author: Thomas Jefferson; Eric S Petersen
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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"Eric S. Peterson has culled the entirety of Thomas Jefferson's published works to fashion thirty-four original essays on themes ranging form patriotism and liberty to hope, humility, and gratitude. The result is a distillation of the wisdom of one of America's greatest political thinkers." "In the essays that Peterson has crafted from letters, speeches, and public documents, Jefferson's unique moral philosophy and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Light and liberty.
New York : Modern Library, 2004
(OCoLC)607371390
Online version:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Light and liberty.
New York : Modern Library, 2004
(OCoLC)609361396
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; Eric S Petersen
ISBN: 0679643117 9780679643111
OCLC Number: 52980436
Notes: Collection of essays pieced together from 700 individual phrases found in Jefferson's writings.
Description: xiii, 154 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Faith --
Happiness --
Aspiration --
Fitness --
Cheerfulness --
Gratitude --
Sincerity --
Not thristing for gain --
Seeing the good --
Jesus --
Nature's beauty --
Humility --
Sacrifice --
Being ture to yourself --
Self-perfection --
Doing what is right --
Simplicity --
Living in the present --
Enthusiasm --
Patriotism --
Liberty --
Dreaming the impossible --
Oneness --
Hope --
Life acceptance --
Self-giving --
Forgiveness --
Love --
Patience --
Self-discipline --
Not fearing loss --
Silence --
Truth seeking --
Peace prayer.
Responsibility: edited by Eric S. Petersen.
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"Eric S. Peterson has culled the entirety of Thomas Jefferson's published works to fashion thirty-four original essays on themes ranging form patriotism and liberty to hope, humility, and gratitude. The result is a distillation of the wisdom of one of America's greatest political thinkers." "In the essays that Peterson has crafted from letters, speeches, and public documents, Jefferson's unique moral philosophy and vision shine through."--Jacket.

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