Let reason be opposed to reason, and argument to argument, and every good government will be safe.
I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.
Let him who plays the monarch be a king; Who plays the rogue, be perfect in his part.
The French have taste in all they do - which we are quite without; For Nature, that to them gave gout, To us gave only gout.
Thus I have maintained by English history, that in proportion as the press has been free, English government has been secure.