A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor and bread it has earned - this is the sum of good…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
If the obstacles of bigotry and priestcraft can be surmounted, we may hope that common...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely...
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
No defender of slavery, I concede that it has its benevolent aspects in lifting the...
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
A real Christian is the one who can give his pet parrot to the town...