The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Quote by Edmund Burke
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned...