Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things to rights.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Common Sense Quotes
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for...
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one...
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
Believe nothing and be on your guard against everything
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.