Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that...
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit...
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to bear arms is, as...
I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely...
The merchant has no country
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money
The three ingredients of a successful union between two . . . humor, commitment &...