Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it.
But under the beaming, constant and almost vertical sun of Virginia, shade is our Elysium. In the absence of this no beauty of the eye can be enjoyed.
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