All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Dangers by being despised grow great
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
The march of the human mind is slow
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Good order is the foundation of all things.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...