The danger is that the cruel arts of their oppressors have enchained their minds, have kept them in the ignorance of children, and as incapable of self-government as children. If the obstacles of bigotry, the shackles of the priest-craft can…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
The merchant has no country
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes...
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for...
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people...
Patriotism has a lot to do with the success of the show