Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add to the old.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
You can never plan the future by the past.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...