Good order is the foundation of all good things
Quote by Edmund Burke
The march of the human mind is slow
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
A well-governed appetite is a great part of liberty
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is,...