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
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
The Senate is the last primitive society in the world. We still worship the elders...
If government were a product, selling it would be illegal.