Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.