Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Quote by Edmund Burke
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
The march of the human mind is slow
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.