Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
~ Native American Proverb
John Adams Quotes
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The question before the human race is, whether the God of nature shall govern the world by his own laws, or whether priests and kings shall rule it by fictitious miracles?
The preservation of the means of knowledge among the lowest ranks is of more importance to the public than all the property of all the rich men in the country.
Vanity, I am sensible, is my cardinal vice and cardinal folly; and I am in continual danger, when in company, of being led an ignis fatuus chase by it.