That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
I cannot live without books.
Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. truth itself becomes suspicious...
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by...
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
The danger is that the cruel arts of their oppressors have enchained their minds, have...
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled...
The freedom of the press is on of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can...
I do not agree that an age of pleasure is no compensation for a moment...
The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of...
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Without ambition no conquests are made, and no business created. Ambition is the root of...