The march of the human mind is slow
Quote by Edmund Burke
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.