I think the first duty of society is justice.
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton Quotes
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of...
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in...
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be...
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or...
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right. Give therefore to...
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform...
If circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any...
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without...
I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under...
The secret of power is the knowledge that others are more cowardly than you are