The hardest work is to go idle.
~ Yiddish Proverb
Edmund Burke Quotes
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.
You can never plan the future by the past.
It is hard to say whether doctors of law or divinity have made the greater advances in the lucrative business of mystery.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.