Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long...
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing...
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no...
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of...
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
But friendship is precious, not only in shade, but in the sunshine of life; and...
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a...
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.