I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Patience will achieve more than force.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
The pain is sometimes preferable to the treatment
I remember everything What have I become? My sweetest friend? E veryone I know goes...
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But then, one...