Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Religion, by ‘consecrating' the state, gives the people an added impetus to respect and regard their regime.
An Englishman is the unfittest person on earth to argue another Englishman into slavery.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents', on April 23, 1770: ‘When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.