The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Quote by Edmund Burke
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
You should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality...
Dread of disaster makes everybody act in the very way that increases the disaster.