Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Conservation and rural-life policies are really two sides of the same policy; and down at...
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and...