History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of the spirit of tyranny
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his...
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes...
Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the...
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest
How much does free cost?
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair...
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.