Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Quote by Edmund Burke
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
The march of the human mind is slow
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...