That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Tranquility is the old man's milk
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
Of all the cankers of human happiness none corrodes with so silent, yet so baneful...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
The freedom of the press is on of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can...
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the...
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may...
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers,...
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Every people may establish what form of government they please, and change it as they...
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.