Quotes by John Philpot Curran

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John Philpot Curran (1750-1817) was an Irish orator and wit, born in County Cork. more

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The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime, and the punishment of his guilt.

I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost.
It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt.

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