Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living...
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall...
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good...
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.