Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.