Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Quotes
The Creator would indeed have been a bungling artist had he intended man for a...
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of...
We prefer war in all cases to tribute under any form and to any people...
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be...
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing...
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may...
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true...
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled...
The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make...
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?