A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Patience will achieve more than force.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.