Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot.
The principle of subordination is the great bond of union and harmony through the universe.
Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or, in other words, a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read, and say, and eat, and drink and wear.
Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters, a man of letters amongst men of the world.
To a mind like mine, restless, inquisitive, and observant of everything that was passing, it is easy to suppose that religion was the subject to which it would be directed; and, although this subject principally occupied my thoughts, there was nothing that I saw or heard of to which my attention was not directed.
Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising.