The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Quote by Edmund Burke
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
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...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.