Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
As the happiness of the people is the sole end of government, so the consent...
The first duty of a government is to give education to the people