Freedom of the person under the protection of habeas corpus. I deem one of the essential principles of our government.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The merchant has no country
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of...
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is...
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
It's really easy to give up all of those things important for self-preservation. You need...
Do not spit into the well that you might need to drink out of.