The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
The march of the human mind is slow
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
The march of the human mind is slow.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Custom reconciles us to everything.