A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The march of the human mind is slow
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
A fully functional multiracial society cannot be achieved without a sense of history and open,...
Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror...