Patience will achieve more than force.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
I was not designed to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let...
Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted