Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves...
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
We don't come here [Canada] for our health. We can think of other ways of...
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which...
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend...
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
The basis of our government (is) is opinion of the people.
I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers...
Every country has the government it deserves.
You don't pay taxes - they take taxes.