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
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion of principle but...
No man will ever bring out of the presidency the reputation which carries him into...
Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. truth itself becomes suspicious...
The basis of our government (is) is opinion of the people.
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of...
Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or...
Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of...
Difficulties indeed sometimes arise; but common sense and honest intentions will generally steer through them.
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Common sense is just as good a critic of the lottery as any statistical breakdown