Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Quote by Edmund Burke
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary,...
Many of life's circumstances are created by three basic choices: the disciplines you choose to...
It is better that a man should tyrannize over his bank balance than over his...