I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity...
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Delay is preferable to error.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
We don't come here [Canada] for our health. We can think of other ways of...
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into...
Every people may establish what form of government they please, and change it as they...
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements
Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion,...
An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all