Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing
Quote by Edmund Burke
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
The march of the human mind is slow
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Patience will achieve more than force.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it...
We looked on the hopheads, crooks and gunsels and on their bawdy ladies as members...