Thomas Jefferson was one of the most important people of the American Revolution. At seventeen, he was the youngest member of the Continental Congress. Nevertheless, despite his young age, he was blessed with great political skills that made him America’s Founding Father. Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence, which went on to become the most beautiful and most powerful testaments to liberty and equality in world history. It took him just seventeen days to come up with the final draft of the Declaration of Independence. In addition to being a draftsman, Jefferson’s political pursuits made him hold several important political positions. He was the first diplomat abroad, first Secretary of State, second Vice President of America under John Adams and third President of United States of America. A proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, he motivated American colonists to break free from Great Britain and form a new nation. Jeffered even authored the Statue of Virginia for Religious Freedom and was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase. His belief in equality of mankind, liberty of nation and a free-country concept led him to come up with various quotes that have sowed the bud of nationalism and patriotism in his countrymen and even helped them believe in their individualism. Check out some of the quotes by Thomas Jefferson and get enlightened.