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
I am for a government rigorously frugal and simple, applying all the possible savings of...
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that...
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and...
Never spend your money before you have it.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
No defender of slavery, I concede that it has its benevolent aspects in lifting the...
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
We all know that the first bankers of the world Rothschilds are Jews; we know...
Control is never achieved when sought after directly. It is the surprising outcome of letting...