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

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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.

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

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

About Thomas Jefferson

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

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