The march of the human mind is slow
Quote by Edmund Burke
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
You can never plan the future by the past.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...