But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
Quote by Edmund Burke
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
All mankind lives and each man strives by codes of conduct mutually agreed. Perhaps these...
Humanity is the crime; God is the criminal.
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
My mom raised me so wonderfully. She gave me self esteem and made me appreciate...