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Were I to commence my administration again, the first question I would ask respecting a candidate would be, Does he use ardent spirits?Jefferson, Thomas
Source: Attributed to THOMAS JEFFERSON in both Samuel Austin Worcester, Cherokee Almanac, p. 36 , and Charles Noel Douglas, Forty Thousand Quotations, p. 544 . Unverified in Jeffersons writings. Possibly spurious. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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