Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Contributed by: wordgirl
Doubts...often beget the facts they fear.
Contributed by: Zaady
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their rightful names.
Nothing can stop the man with right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees, in every object, only the traits that favor that theory.
I cannot live without books.
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.
Ignorance is a poor tool in a battle of wits.
In matters of principle, stand like a rock. In matters of taste, swim with the current.
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