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
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable; that all men are created equal...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a...
I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by...
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Health is worth more than learning.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's...