Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Quote by Edmund Burke
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself...
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich...
Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find...
Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risks.