The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow...
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely...
The only orthodox object of the institution of government is to secure the greatest degree...
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause...
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the...
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook...
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at...
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks