A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.
Thomas Jefferson


Other quotes by Thomas Jefferson

We never repent of having eaten too little.

No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.

The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of Archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.

How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

About Thomas Jefferson

Profession: President
Nationality: American
Born: April 13, 1743
Died: April 13, 1743


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