I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Quote by Edmund Burke
You can never plan the future by the past.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...