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
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
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
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
...pleasure, of course, is a slippery word.... Our pleasures ultimately belong to us, not to...
Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.