The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
The merchant has no country
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
The second office of this government is honorable and easy, the first is but a...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair...
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have...
Common sense is genius in homespun.