Thursday, April 27, 2017

He Had Me At Bacon

I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give.

-- Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826), third president of the United States (1801–1809), Letter to Alexander Donald (7 February 1788)

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