All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
You can never plan the future by the past.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven
Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without...