Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Common Sense Quotes
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason...
Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor.
All authority belongs to the people
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
The Creator would indeed have been a bungling artist had he intended man for a...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he...
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
I live for books.
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
The most basic function of government is to provide a framework of law and order,...
The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.