Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Quote by Edmund Burke
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...