Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Quote by Edmund Burke
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.