I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest good faith; having never believed there was one code of morality for a public, and another for a private man
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may...
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by the history of the...
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise...
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Conscience is the only clue that will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts...
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that...
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people...
My movements to the chair of government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those...