All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice
Quote by Edmund Burke
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Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
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Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
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Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the...