I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is...
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy...
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road...
Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor.
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally...
I wish you would just swallow your damn pride for once and admit that you...