He who knows best knows how little he knows.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
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My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
Money: power at its most liquid.
I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.
People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.
You must have love as the core it takes courage to be willing to constantly tell the truth to each other and risk letting the relationship go.
My mom is not trying to live vicariously through me.