When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
The two principles on which our conduct towards the Indians should be founded, are justice...
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The merchant has no country
My principle is to do whatever is right, and leave the consequences to Him who...
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
I live for books.
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by the history of the...
Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
I am for a government rigorously frugal and simple, applying all the possible savings of...
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.