It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Quote by Edmund Burke
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...