In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton Quotes
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be...
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
It has been frequently remarked that it seems to have been reserved to the people...
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
If circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any...
I think the first duty of society is justice
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of...
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary)...
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without...
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to...
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it,...
Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or...
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
I think the first duty of society is justice.