In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority
Quote by Edmund Burke
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more...
The chief incalculable in war is the human will.