We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, and self-preservation in the other.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Self Preservation Quotes
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at...
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show...
Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Every people may establish what form of government they please, and change it as they...
There is...an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents.... The...
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more...
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
'You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,' said Aslan. 'And that is...