When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which they have bound themselves, the rest have a natural right to compel them to obedience
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
America And Americans Quotes
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason...
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
I live for books.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice...
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for...
There is...an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents.... The...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him, nor safely...
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Agreeable society is the first essential in constituting the happiness and of course the value...
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road...
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang...
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show...
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong...