Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in...
In every country and in every age the priest has been hostile to liberty; he...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...
Moral principle is the foundation of law.
Important principles may and must be inflexible.