294  No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
212  In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
215  There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
249  Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
201  The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.