No government can continue good but under the control of the people.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the...
Self-interest, or rather self-love, or egoism, has been more plausibly substituted as the basis of...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest
The States should be left to do whatever acts they can do as well as...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Health is worth more than learning.
A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on...
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy...
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be...
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of...
Delay is preferable to error.
Delay is ever fatal to those who are prepared
Delay is a great procuress