Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in.
Quote by Edmund Burke
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.