Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Catharine Macaulay Graham, born Catharine Sawbridge

English Historian

"Power is regarded by all men as the greatest of temporal advantages. The support given to Power, therefore, is an obligation; and, consequently, the protection given by governors to subjects, a positive duty."

"The virtue of benevolence... is of so comprehensive a nature, that it contains the principle of every moral duty."