I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Common Sense Quotes
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
One insult pocketed soon produces another
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Experience (has) long taught me the reasonableness of mutual sacrifices of opinion among those who...
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Power is not alluring to pure minds
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and...
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all...
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show...
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely...
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
I am for a government rigorously frugal and simple, applying all the possible savings of...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back...
A good friend is worth pursuing... but why would a good friend be running away?