Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Quote by Edmund Burke
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to...
Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.