I am for a government rigorously frugal and simple, applying all the possible savings of the public revenue to the discharge of the national debt; and not for a multiplication of officers and salaries merely to make partisans, and for…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
The freedom of the press is on of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can...
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
I can not live with out books.
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves...
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.