Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Health is worth more than learning.
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by the history of the...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all...
The basis of our government (is) is opinion of the people.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair...
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which...
If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the...
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of...
It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of...
Italian wine was something rough and red that came in a straw-covered flask with a...