Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.