An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but one which should not only be founded on true free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among general bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good
He is not guilty who is not guilty of his own free will.
Guilt was never a rational thing; it distorts all the faculties of the human mind, it perverts them, it leaves a man no longer in the free use of his
reason, it puts him into confusion
My hands are guilty, but my heart is free.
But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon, And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.
What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones
All human suffering springs from unbridled desire. Unless one extricates oneself from the clutch of greed, one will not free himself from the fetters of sorrow.
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
There is but one man who can believe himself free from envy; and it is he who has never examined his own heart.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is
free who cannot control himself.
None of us can be free of conflict and woe. Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism-a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
A university`s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism-a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends
After order and liberty, economy is one of the highest essentials of a free government.... Economy is always a guarantee of peace.
The shortest distance between two jokes makes a perfect speech.
Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion.