Most new things are not good and die an early death; but those, which push themselves forward, and by slow degree force themselves on the attention of mankind are the unconscious productions of human wisdom and must have honest consideration, and mus.

To say that a thing has never yet been done among men is to erect a barrier stronger than reason, stronger than discussion.

One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.

If there's one thing for which I admire you, it's your original discovery of the Ten Commandments.

They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.