I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.