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
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
Never spend your money before you have it.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free no one...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more...
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
When any government, or church for that matter, undertakes to say to it's subjects, this...
Do not ask what the Government can do for you. Ask why it doesn't.