If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national poets, what is truly valuable would be to what is useless in the proportion of a molehill to a mountain
Quote by Edmund Burke
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.