People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Quote by Edmund Burke
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
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 person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Study the past if you would divine the future
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of...
In the future we'll all have 15 minutes of fame and 15 minutes of healthcare.
The past is but the past of a beginning.
Never act on impulse. Plan first. Think it through. Then act.