For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Taste cannot be controlled by law
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government....
Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as they are injurious to...
One man with courage is a majority.
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may...
I do not agree that an age of pleasure is no compensation for a moment...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of...
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous...
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang...