No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed...
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish...
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.
Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by...
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less...
There is...an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents.... The...
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the...
Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things...
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
If the obstacles of bigotry and priestcraft can be surmounted, we may hope that common...
Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.