The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I have great hope that some patriotic spirit will, at a favorable moment, call (up...
I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover...
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that...
What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Never spend your money before you have it.
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
Let us in education dream of an aristocracy of achievement arising out of a democracy...
Taste cannot be controlled by law
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
The merchant has no country
It was more in our spirit to let things come to rights by the plain...
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the...
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Wisdom is a life that knows it is living