Thomas Jefferson's Decalogue of Canons III. Never spend your money before you have it.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
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Information is the currency of democracy.
I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations - entangling alliances with none.
Source: First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1801
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.
No instance exists of a person's writing two language perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth.
Is it the Fourth?
Source: Last Words
I have sworn upon the alter of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Source: 1800, Letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush
Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God?
Source: Notes on the State of Virginia, 1781.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
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