Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Quote by Edmund Burke
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
To innovate is not to reform.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.