Thomas Jefferson Quotations

-But if something is not done, and done soon, we shall be the murderers of our own children.

-The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive.

-I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.

-That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

-I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.

-I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

-In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson