My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
I like a little rebellion now and then. It is like a storm in the Atmosphere.
How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bonds.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.