Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Quote by Edmund Burke
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
In fact, they recapitulate the story of Christianity word for word, like the inevitable course...
In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to...