Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson, (1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

Thomas Jefferson Quote

“I will add, that the man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods & errors. He who reads nothing will still learn the great facts, and the details are all false.”

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
~ Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson to John Norvell, June 11, 1807,

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

He could have had the New York Times and most of the rest of the major news outlets in mind which are sold out to the Libs today.

Mike, Norwalk

The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land has its government schools and its media to proselyte in and from. Jefferson here sheds light on an historically reoccurring event.

E Archer, NYC

Just substitute 'newspaper' with 'broadcast news' or 'mainstream media' and the quote is even more relevant today.

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

Historically, lamentably, it has not normatively been the noblest among us who have aspired to become journalists.

Ronw13, Oregon

What goes around comes around . Common Sense makes it back to the table. "As in a circle".

ELizabeth, Queens, NY

I think Thomas Jefferson's insights are awesome. Happy he is being brought to our times!

Robert, Somewhere in the USA

How did this man know so much about MSM and it's propaganda machine for the deep state?

BR King, Ogden

Nothing has changed in over two hundred years..


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