Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
Never spend your money before you have it.
Honesty, disinterestedness and good nature are indispensable to procure the esteem and confidence of those...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy...
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man
I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest...
In every country and in every age the priest has been hostile to liberty; he...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Tranquility is the old man's milk
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is...
The federal government is like a handicapped turtle trying to crawl around and keep up...
The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.