One man with courage is a majority.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
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My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just that his justice cannot sleep forever.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
I'm always going to live in Texas. Texas is my home - it'll be my home forever.
If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
People feel that the EU is a one-way process, a great machine that sucks up decision-making from national parliaments to the European level until everything is decided by the EU. That needs to change.
Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.
Abused patience turns to fury.
God's dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.