A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
To innovate is not to reform.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Patience will achieve more than force.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
The march of the human mind is slow
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.