My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war–and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.
Tag: Thomas Jefferson
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Reason and free inquiry are the only effectual agents against error.
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.