You can never plan the future by the past.
Quote by Edmund Burke
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Patience will achieve more than force.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...