The people are the only censors of their governors, and even their errors will tend to keep these to the true principles of their institution
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding,...
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that...
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
The merchant has no country
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A...
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
Agreeable society is the first essential in constituting the happiness and of course the value...
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied,...
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it...