Achievements of the smartest man who ever lived can be viewed HERE.
His pronouncements are prophetic:
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe
Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which, if acted on, would save one-half the wars of the world.
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of their people under the pretense of taking care of them.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms
The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelievers and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Americans, It is time to recognize these truths and act.
Our truckers are going to Washington for freedom and liberty.
How about you?