I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Patience will achieve more than force.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only...
Most people have some sort of religion, at least they know which church they're staying...