If circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any magnitude, that army can never be formidable to the liberties of the people, while there is a large body of citizens little if at all…
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by...
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it,...
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without...
In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to...
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in...
I think the first duty of society is justice.
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to...
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary)...
A promise must never be broken
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.