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
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending...
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like...
One man with courage is a majority.
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
But a short time elapsed after the death of the great reformer of the Jewish...
The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion of principle but...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can...
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
We never repent of having eaten too little.
I have often thought that nothing would do more extensive good at small expense than...
Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the...
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good...
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy...