The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
It is to secure our rights that we resort to government at all.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the...
Among the most inestimable of our blessings, also, is that.. of liberty to worship our...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the...
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with...
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living...
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech...