Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Freedom of the person under the protection of habeas corpus. I deem one of the...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they...
A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like...
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has...
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending...
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang...
At first we hope too much; later on, not enough
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings