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
We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that...
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a...
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
Delay is preferable to error.
The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him...
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another,...
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and...
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
Some politicians hold that the only way to make a revolutionary safe is to give...
The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought.