Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Contributed by: Zaady
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation [of power] first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.
The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.
Of all exercises walking is the best.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Source: The New Dictionary of Thoughts
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
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