None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is...
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous...
The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man, and improving him...
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be...
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by the history of the...
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
I cannot live without books.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the...
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.