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
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
To innovate is not to reform.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
You can never plan the future by the past.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.