Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion.
Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility.
They (religions) dread the advance of science as witches do the approach of daylight and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subversions of the duperies on which they live.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.