In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things...
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
This is the fourth?
The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding,...
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by...
The mobs of the great cities add just so much to the support of pure...
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
I cannot live without books.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his...
The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg...
I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
To strictest justice many ills belong, And honesty is often in the wrong
Nothing is to be preferred before justice.