A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inferences.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has...
Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the...
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
What has been the effect of religious coercion? To make half the world fools, and...
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
All authority belongs to the people
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.
If government have a right of demanding ad libitum and of taxing us themselves to...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
Ruthless, greedy, tyrannical, disreputable they have had one principle worth all the rest, the principle...
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...