Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to...
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
Never spend your money before you have it.
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend...
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or...
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of...
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A...
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Health is worth more than learning.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no...
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
Patience makes a women beautiful in middle age.
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.