The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely...
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they...
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
One insult pocketed soon produces another
The Creator would indeed have been a bungling artist had he intended man for a...
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good...
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
No man is such a conqueror as the man who has defeated himself.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat...