January 11, 1755
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.
It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.