You can never plan the future by the past.
Quote by Edmund Burke
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Patience will achieve more than force.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations.
A good government implies two things: fidelity to the object of government, which is the...