Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites: in proportion as their love of justice is above their rapacity
Quote by Edmund Burke
Civil Liberties Quotes
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Harness the power of today. Seize the blessings of today! Make something happen, enhance your...
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have...