"It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest."
"Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness its peculiar magnitude permits no shading."
"When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth it is the beginning of disorder."
"A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments."