A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is...
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
No defender of slavery, I concede that it has its benevolent aspects in lifting the...
I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more...
Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not...
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Religions are all alike -- founded upon fables and mythologies
No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another,...
When any one State in the American Union refuses obedience to the Confederation by which...
#America And Americans
On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning...
No man will ever bring out of the presidency the reputation which carries him into...
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers,...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Your own reason is the only oracle given you by heaven, and you are answerable...