I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
If government have a right of demanding ad libitum and of taxing us themselves to...
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy...
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A...
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
If the obstacles of bigotry and priestcraft can be surmounted, we may hope that common...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the...
There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man...