Good order is the foundation of all good things
Quote by Edmund Burke
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
The march of the human mind is slow
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims: the one we think of as...
The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie...
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character...