If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor Liberty to purchase power.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Idleness and Pride Tax with a heavier Hand than Kings and Parliaments
only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.
He was a smart old man.