All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
But a short time elapsed after the death of the great reformer of the Jewish...
Never spend your money before you have it.
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on...
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
Tranquility is the old man's milk
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous...
I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which...
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it...