…Defeat appears to me preferable to total Inaction.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Birth and wealth together have prevailed over virtue and talent in all ages
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
A democracy is as really a republic as on oak a tree, or a temple a building
I knew I needed to tell this story … and discovered the depth of my ignorance in doing so.
Since the road has been changed, that’s just let everything come off the park.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The universal object and idol of men of letters is reputation