University of Virginia Library

Search this document 
The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

expand sectionA. 
expand sectionB. 
expand sectionC. 
expand sectionD. 
expand sectionE. 
expand sectionF. 
expand sectionG. 
expand sectionH. 
expand sectionI. 
expand sectionJ. 
expand sectionK. 
expand sectionL. 
expand sectionM. 
expand sectionN. 
expand sectionO. 
expand sectionP. 
expand sectionQ. 
expand sectionR. 
expand sectionS. 
expand sectionT. 
expand sectionU. 
expand sectionV. 
expand sectionW. 
expand sectionX. 
expand sectionY. 
expand sectionZ. 

expand section 
expand section 

8852. VIRTUE, Practice of.—

all your virtuous dispositions, and exercise
them whenever an opportunity arises; being
assured that they will gain in strength by exercise,
as a limb of the body does, and that
exercise will make them habitual. From the
practice of the purest virtue, you may be assured
you will derive the most sublime com


Page 915
forts in every moment of life, and in the moment
of death.—
To Peter Carr. Washington ed. i, 396.
(P. 1785)