I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Quote by Edmund Burke
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything...