I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pain of others
Quote by Edmund Burke
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...