Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. education and free discussion are the antidotes of both.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
It was more in our spirit to let things come to rights by the plain...
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers,...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has...
I was born ostentatious. They will list my name in the dictionary someday. They will...