Patience will achieve more than force
Our patience will achieve more than our force
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
What is liberty without...virtue? It is...madness, without restraint.
Men are qualified for liberty in exact proportion to their disposition
to put moral chains upon their own appetites
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
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
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing