Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my...
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
I have often thought that nothing would do more extensive good at small expense than...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
One insult pocketed soon produces another
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by...
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers...
I never completed high school and I am very rich and very successful.