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
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain...
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.
Taste cannot be controlled by law
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers...
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of...
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms.
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another,...
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments; because a constant hold by the...
The art of government is not to let me grow stale.
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