In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance...
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt...
I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity