No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage. It is, in truth, the only antidote to the bane of whiskey.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
All authority belongs to the people
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more...
To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government....
Morals were too essential to the happiness of man, to be risked on the uncertain...
We don't come here [Canada] for our health. We can think of other ways of...
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as they are injurious to...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the...
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Taste cannot be controlled by law
The animosities of soverigns are temporary, and may be allayed; but those which seize the...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what...
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a...
Official truths are often powerful illusions