The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
The march of the human mind is slow
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...