If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
I can not live with out books.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
I live for books.
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party...
Self-interest, or rather self-love, or egoism, has been more plausibly substituted as the basis of...
Never spend your money before you have it.
Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
The States should be left to do whatever acts they can do as well as...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.