All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.