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"I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical."
"Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one."
"It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read."
"This is the Fourth?"
(Referring to July 4th - the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.)
"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
"There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents."
"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."
"Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it."
"An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens."