"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Thomas Jefferson on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Thomas Jefferson on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Thomas Jefferson on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Thomas Jefferson on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Thomas Jefferson on C. S. Lewis
"In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty."
"Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories."
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."
"When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred."