I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up the law for religious freedom) and make it the keystone of the arch of our government.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
I hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
The danger is that the cruel arts of their oppressors have enchained their minds, have...
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy...
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely...
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of...