The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set up any of their own.
Quote by Edmund Burke
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
The march of the human mind is slow.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
He that struggles 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 a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...