Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. But I should mean that every man should receive those…
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I...
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous...
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right...
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and...
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad
Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion....
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
We never repent of having eaten too little.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.