Monday, April 9, 2012

Thomas Jefferson: On Lawyers and Books

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743.  In honor of the anniversary of his birth (which will be on Friday), we share this quote: 

    "[A] lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools."

Thomas Jefferson (at age 25), in a letter to Thomas Turpin (Feb. 5, 1769).

(mew)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2012/04/thomas-jefferson-on-lawyers-and-books.html

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Thomas Jefferson now BLOGS himself! Three times each week, he posts briefly on a variety of topics. Read it at http://ThomasJeffersonLeadership.com/blog/

Last summer, on July 4, he posted on why he DIDN'T want people to know his birthdate. That post is at
http://thomasjeffersonleadership.com/blog/thomas-jefferson-on-the-most-important-birthday/

Posted by: Patrick Lee | Apr 9, 2012 1:46:21 PM

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