Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add to the old.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The march of the human mind is slow.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.