Thomas Jefferson Quotes – Famous Quotes

Thomas Jefferson

“Well aware…that Almighty God hath created the mind free…all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments…tend only to begat habits of hypocrisy and meaness, and are a departure from the plan of the Holy Author of religion, who being Lord both of body and mind, yet chose not to propagate it by coercions on either, as was in his Almighty power to do, but to extend it by its influence on reason alone.”

Thomas Jefferson – Article of Religious Freedom


Famous Quotes

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
– George Canning

Dick Cheney Quotes – Liberty – Famous Quotes

Famous Quotes – Liberty – Dick Cheney

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
– Dick Cheney

Famous Quotes – Fame and Future Days

But fame is theirs – and future days
On pillar’d brass shall tell their praise;
Shall tell – when cold neglect is dead –
“These for their country fought and bled.”
– Philip Freneau

Famous Quotes – Freedom

Famous Quotes – Freedom

But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
– Thomas Dunn English

Famous Quotes – land of the free and the home of the brave

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
– Elmer Davis

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Happiness Quotes

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Happiness Quotes

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness.  You have to catch it yourself.”
– Ben Franklin