At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long for in dreams, yet still include them all.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a...
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has...
Among the most inestimable of our blessings, also, is that.. of liberty to worship our...
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.
I have often thought that nothing would do more extensive good at small expense than...
Delay is preferable to error.
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers,...
It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than...
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.