The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
The teacher is like the candle, which lights others in consuming itself
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.