When men are employ'd, they are best content'd; for on the days they worked they were good-natur'd and cheerful, and, with the consciousness of having done a good day's work, they spent the evening jollily; but on our idle days they were mutinous and quarrelsome, finding fault with their pork, the bread, etc.
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; Revenging one makes you but even with him;forgiving it sets you above him.
Those who trade freedom for safety deserve neither.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.