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The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have past at home in the bosom of my family. public emploiment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from ones family and affairs.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: THOMAS JEFFERSON, secretary of state, letter to Francis Willis, Jr., April 18, 1790.The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Julian P. Boyd, vol. 16, p. 353 . Willis served in Congress 17911793. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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