1. 10

    To my utter astonishment I saw an airship descending over my cow lot. It was occupied by six of the strangest beings I ever saw. They were jabbering together, but we could not understand a word they said.

    217
  2. 9

    Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.

    234
  3. 8

    People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.

    245
  4. 7

    There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.

    267
  5. 6

    It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

    272
  6. 5

    The people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.

    300
  7. 4

    He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

    334
  8. 3

    There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.

    371
  9. 2

    Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

    382
  10. 1

    I think the first duty of society is justice.

    417
  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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