The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
To innovate is not to reform.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...