Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The basis of our government (is) is opinion of the people.
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers,...
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
The merchant has no country
Never spend your money before you have it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending...
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power...
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.