Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Quote by Edmund Burke
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...