Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Quote by Edmund Burke
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...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Laws are best explained, interpreted and applied by those whose interest and abilities lie in...
The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the...