Patience will achieve more than force.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
You can never plan the future by the past.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a...
And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one...