I hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our Government to trial, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of...
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their...
Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is...
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and...
Whether a person feels positive or not is kind of a comment on their personality...
The doer is merely a fiction added to the deed the deed is everything.
Courage is facing your fears. Stupidity is fearing nothing.