When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.
When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.
When describing the University of Virginia: Here, We are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
When a man has cast his longing eye on offices a rottenness begins in his conduct.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government.
Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace.