I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
One insult pocketed soon produces another
In every country and in every age the priest has been hostile to liberty; he...
I can not live with out books.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
The wise know too well their weakness to assume infallibility; and he who knows most,...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to...
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend...
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity...
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may...
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good...
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of...