My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a...
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Honesty, disinterestedness and good nature are indispensable to procure the esteem and confidence of those...
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the...
The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg...
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more...
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Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like...
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the...