But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Dangers by being despised grow great
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has...