Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little
Quote by Edmund Burke
Patience will achieve more than force.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
To innovate is not to reform.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Every writer I've ever spoken to feels fraudulent in some way or other.
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.