My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he...
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by...
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale...
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Though Satan instills his poison, and fans the flames of our corrupt desires within us,we...