The Commons, faithful to their system, remained in a wise and masterly inactivity.
James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)
Source: Vindiciæ Gallicæ.
Contributed by: Zaady
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
The frivolous work of polished idleness.
Source: Dissertation on Ethical Philosophy, 1830, Remarks on Thomas Brown
Source: History of the Revolution in England in 1688, 1834. see Hall
Men are never so good or bad as their opinions.
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