Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Quote by Edmund Burke
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The march of the human mind is slow.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...