If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
A republican government is slow to move, yet when once in motion, its momentum becomes...
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
The wise know too well their weakness to assume infallibility; and he who knows most,...
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...