Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is unobstructed action according to our will. But rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely...
I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Tranquility is the old man's milk
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
How much does free cost?
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits...
I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my...
Next, in importance to books are their titles.
Books are made not like children but like pyramids and they're just as useless! And...