Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only...
Vanity, I am sensible, is my cardinal vice and cardinal folly; and I am in...
Education makes a greater difference between man and man than nature has made between man...
Because power corrupts, societys demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of...
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind, whom should we...
Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially for the lower classes of people, are...
Consenting to slavery is a sacrilegious breach of trust, as offensive in the sight of...
Have you considered that system of holy lies and pious frauds that has raged and...
The people have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded...
The question before the human race is, whether the God of nature shall govern the...
The universal object and idol of men of letters is reputation
This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in...
Popularity, next to virtue and wisdom, ought to be aimed at; for it is the...
The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity.
Politics are the divine science, after all
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics...
Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and...