But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever.
Quote by Edmund Burke
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at...
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on...
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action