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
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Self-interest, or rather self-love, or egoism, has been more plausibly substituted as the basis of...
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than...
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers...
But friendship is precious, not only in shade, but in the sunshine of life; and...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the...