There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.