The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set up any of their own.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather,...
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you...