I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of man.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has...
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion....
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
If the obstacles of bigotry and priestcraft can be surmounted, we may hope that common...
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
Pride is the shirt of the soul, put on first and put off last
Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone