Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Common Sense Quotes
No man will ever bring out of the presidency the reputation which carries him into...
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less...
Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man
Power is not alluring to pure minds
All authority belongs to the people
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a...
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
I have often thought that nothing would do more extensive good at small expense than...
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
But friendship is precious, not only in shade, but in the sunshine of life; and...
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the...
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the...
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for...