Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
I have great confidence in the common sense of mankind in general.
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
It is not by consolidation, or concentration of powers, but by their distribution, that good...
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may...
Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my...
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but...
The way a book is read - which is to say, the qualities a reader...