No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to...
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no...
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...
Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant....
All our silences in the face of racist assault are acts of complicity.
I am just mystified by these people telling me I would think Obama was doing...
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.