Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.