I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into...
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than...
None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed...
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of...
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow
Peace is costly but it is worth the expense
War is the science of destruction.