A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is personally responsible for his society
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Every generation needs a new revolution.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and...
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less...
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
Experience (has) long taught me the reasonableness of mutual sacrifices of opinion among those who...
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows...
Delay is preferable to error.
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it...
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing...
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly...
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...