Forms

Famous quotes containing the word forms:

    Year chases year, decay pursues decay,
    Still drops some joy from with’ring life away;
    New forms arise, and diff’rent views engage,
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
    James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)

    Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)