I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is...
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits...
Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things...
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of...
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow...
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a...