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
I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my...
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
Agreeable society is the first essential in constituting the happiness and of course the value...
Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the...
Money is only congealed snow.
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.