Political Insults & Putdowns
Quotes and Insulting Quotations from Thomas Jefferson
Experience decalres that man is the only animal which devours its own kind, for I can apply no miler term to the governments of Europe, and to the general prey of the rich on the poor
If I could not go to Heaven but with a party, I would not go there at all.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Millions of innocent men, women and children, since the introduction of Christianity have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned;yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What is the effect of coercion ?, to make half the world fools and the other half hypocrites
Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap we should soon want bread.
A cold-blooded, calculation, unprincipled, usurper, without a virtue, no statesman, knowing nothing of commerce, political economy, or civil government, and supplying ignorance by bold presumption.
On Napoleon Bonaparte
A slur upon the moral government of the world
John Quincy Adam 1767-1848 on Thomas Jefferson