If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical purpose, it is what the people think so.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.