Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Quote by Edmund Burke
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Superstition brings the gods into even the smallest matters
Superstition is the weakness of the human mind; it is inherent in that mind; it...
The religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences