It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
It is not by consolidation, or concentration of powers, but by their distribution, that good...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to...
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong...
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...