If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is, that we should have nothing to do with conquest
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
America And Americans Quotes
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to...
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one...
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
No man will ever bring out of the presidency the reputation which carries him into...
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be...
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
To preserve the freedom of the human mind then and freedom of the press, every...
The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely,...
All theory is against the freedom of the will; all experience for it