Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of any one of his creatures in this world; but that he has very much put in our power the nearness of our approaches to it,…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale...
I cannot live without books.
Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
Health is the requisite after morality
Every people may establish what form of government they please, and change it as they...
Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a...
Experience (has) long taught me the reasonableness of mutual sacrifices of opinion among those who...
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its...
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.