The order of nature is that individual happiness shall be inseparable from the practice of virtue.
The only orthodox object of the institution of government is to secure the greatest degree of happiness possible to the general mass of those associated under it.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
The moral sense is the first excellence of well-organized man.
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
The rights of human nature are deeply wounded by this infamous practice of slavery.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
The force of public opinion cannot be resisted when permitted freely to be expressed. The agitation it produces must be submitted to.