Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Quote by Edmund Burke
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be...
The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who...
The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.