It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
Every people may establish what form of government they please, and change it as they...
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and...
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government
One insult pocketed soon produces another
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less...
Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or...
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of...
Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house
No one built this country on their own. This nation is great because we built...
He who angers you conquers you.
It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a...