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 moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg...
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
The mobs of the great cities add just so much to the support of pure...
At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long...
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road...
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will...
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I...
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or...
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as...