The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Quote by Edmund Burke
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Patience will achieve more than force.
To innovate is not to reform.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
The march of the human mind is slow.