All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Civil Rights Quotes
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living...
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope...
The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding,...
The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him...
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
Truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most...
Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which...
Russia has two generals in whom she can confide -Generals Janvier and Fevrier