People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Quote by Edmund Burke
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Good order is the foundation of all things.