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Many counterrevolutionary books have been written in favor of the Revolution. But Burke has written a revolutionary book against t ...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
A nation is not conquered which is perpetually to be conquered.
In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the ...
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites; in prop ...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, nev ...
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