I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt...
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover...
Self-interest, or rather self-love, or egoism, has been more plausibly substituted as the basis of...
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
The freedom of the press is on of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can...
What has been the effect of religious coercion? To make half the world fools, and...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that...
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a...
A fashion that does not reach the streets is not a fashion
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.