Every Body cries, a Union is absolutely necessary, but when they come to the Manner and Form of the Union, their weak Noddles are perfectly distracted.
We are a kind of posterity in respect to them.
Here you would know and enjoy what posterity will say of Washington. For a thousand leagues have nearly the same effect with a thousand years.
Idleness and Pride Tax with a heavier Hand than Kings and Parliaments; If we can get rid of the former we may easily bear the Latter.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.