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
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it...
The merchant has no country
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of...
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
But friendship is precious, not only in shade, but in the sunshine of life; and...
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the...
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,...
Health is the requisite after morality
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.