He that pursues two hares at once, does not catch one and lets the other go.
Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise that it will last; but in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security
Look before, or you'll find yourself behind.