Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.