It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the people, but they ought to take great care that they do not receive that inclination from the few persons who may happen to approach them
Quote by Edmund Burke
Good order is the foundation of all good things
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
None of us can choose where we shall love...