All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Quote by Edmund Burke
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
The march of the human mind is slow
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to...
Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.