No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more...
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less...
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion....
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
We don't come here [Canada] for our health. We can think of other ways of...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
Power is not alluring to pure minds.
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in...
Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to...
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can...
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that...