The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature.
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow...
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more...
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish...
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road...
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and...
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.