By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy...
Infidelity in woman is a masculine trait
My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had...