Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
I have often thought that nothing would do more extensive good at small expense than...
Conscience is the only clue that will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts...
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
There is...an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents.... The...
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.