Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology  

The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain.
By theme : Business   Egoism  

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
By theme : Liberty  

Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
By theme : Liberty   Politics   Society   State  

Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
By theme : Democracy   Politics   Society   State  

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
By theme : Person   Reason  

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
By theme : Politics   Society  

If ever there was a holy war, it was that, which saved our liberties and gave us independence.
By theme : Liberty   War  

One insult pocketed soon produces another.
By theme : Behavior   Relations  

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
By theme : Behavior  

Information is the currency of democracy.
By theme : Democracy   Society  

No people can be both ignorant and free.
By theme : Education   Liberty  

Taste cannot be controlled by law.
By theme : Society   State  

Never spend you money before you have it.
By theme : Behavior   Money  

Money, not morality, is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.
By theme : Business   Money  

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.
By theme : Politics   Society   State  

Our liberty depends on freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
By theme : Democracy   Liberty   Society  

An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
By theme : Behavior   Society  

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

I place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
By theme : Liberty   Society   State  

 
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