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 have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall...
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for...
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of...
Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art
Tranquility is the old mans milk
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without...
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Politics, like religion, hold up torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.
Truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper...
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a...
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed...
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes...
Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but...