In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority
Quote by Edmund Burke
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Patience will achieve more than force.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The march of the human mind is slow
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.