Good order is the foundation of all good things
Quote by Edmund Burke
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Dangers by being despised grow great
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by...
There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to...