An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed...
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
To preserve the freedom of the human mind then and freedom of the press, every...
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook...
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no...
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less...
Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of...
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice...
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
Man drives, but the Creator holds the reins