It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
The wise know too well their weakness to assume infallibility; and he who knows most,...
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Delay is preferable to error.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by...
Conscience is the only clue that will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Never spend your money before you have it.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the...
He lives long that lives well, and time misspent is not lived, but lost.