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
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
You can never plan the future by the past.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
Many of life's circumstances are created by three basic choices: the disciplines you choose to...
E-commerce businesses, even e-commerce specialists, have yet to realize that the WWW is first and...