Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Quote by Edmund Burke
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of...
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example