Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest...
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
The Creator would indeed have been a bungling artist had he intended man for a...
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance...
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be...
Grub first, then ethics.
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation