Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion
Quote by Edmund Burke
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
To innovate is not to reform.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.