If government have a right of demanding ad libitum and of taxing us themselves to the full amount of their demand if we do not comply with it, this would leave us without anything we can call property.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
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Never spend your money before you have it.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
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It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Conscience is the only clue that will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
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History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.