The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise...
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I believe that justice is instinct and innate; the moral sense is as much a...
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their...
One insult pocketed soon produces another
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good...
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of...
No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity
We are endeavoring, too, to reduce the government to the practice of a rigorous economy,...
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt...
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by the history of the...
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
History has informed us that bodies of men as well as individuals are susceptible of...