The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
I hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its...
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living...
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand...
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
At last now you can be what the old cannot recall and the young long...
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or...
In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair...
I told the priest, Don't count on any second coming, God got his ass kicked...