I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as they are injurious to...
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his...
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause...
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor.
It was more in our spirit to let things come to rights by the plain...
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they...
The merchant has no country
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
When more of the people's sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is...
'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.'