History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
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Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy the first is but a splendid misery.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
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.
If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
A man who goes to bed with an itching anus must surely wake up with a smelling fingers.
Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.
In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
You know, I don't think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn't wish for that, but it happened.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.