Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The march of the human mind is slow.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.