Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Quote by Edmund Burke
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
You can never plan the future by the past.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
The march of the human mind is slow
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every...
In politics a man must learn to rise above principle.