Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little
Quote by Edmund Burke
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
You can never plan the future by the past.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Patience will achieve more than force.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it's not one bit better than...
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence - it is force.