I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Quote by Edmund Burke
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.