I can not live with out books.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel...
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no...
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man
The Creator would indeed have been a bungling artist had he intended man for a...
The merchant has no country
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and...
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult...
Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to...