I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
America And Americans Quotes
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity...
In every country and in every age the priest has been hostile to liberty; he...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that...
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Every generation needs a new revolution.
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or...
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right...
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
We never repent of having eaten too little.
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero...
Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure
The wise are doubtful.