"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men."
"Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins."
“Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security”
“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny”