All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...