I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. truth itself becomes suspicious...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
A hotel is a temporary aquarium for people. Thats why I travel with a fishing...
In Hollywood if you don't have a shrink, people think you're crazy.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.