The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top