That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors, is to keep the Spirit of Liberty constantly awake, is an undeniable truth
Quote by Edmund Burke
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can...
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...