I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principles of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
Taste cannot be controlled by law
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to...
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
The merchant has no country
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall...