And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from...