The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Quote by Edmund Burke
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit...
So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved...