If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest...
Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant....
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook...
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of...
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
A republican government is slow to move, yet when once in motion, its momentum becomes...
Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain...
Every country has the government it deserves.