Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be great in both always in proportion as it is free.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by...
The merchant has no country
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
No defender of slavery, I concede that it has its benevolent aspects in lifting the...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on...
Truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper...
I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
I hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its...
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the...
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation