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
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
The merchant has no country
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his...
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to...
One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run...