It was more in our spirit to let things come to rights by the plain dictates of common sense than by the practice of any artifices.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Common Sense Quotes
No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into...
The wise know too well their weakness to assume infallibility; and he who knows most,...
But a short time elapsed after the death of the great reformer of the Jewish...
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him...
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a...
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of...
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.