How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
Power is not alluring to pure minds.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers...
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of...
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall...
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor.
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most...
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.