The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion of principle but that of gain
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his...
Self-interest, or rather self-love, or egoism, has been more plausibly substituted as the basis of...
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance...
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
The danger is that the cruel arts of their oppressors have enchained their minds, have...
Delay is preferable to error.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it...
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have
The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
One insult pocketed soon produces another
At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long...
If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that...
Once again, this nation has said there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable...