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
I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely...
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise...
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Tranquility is the old man's milk
No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
The wise know too well their weakness to assume infallibility; and he who knows most,...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook...
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of...
When will the public cease to insult the teacher's calling with empty flattery? When will...