All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The march of the human mind is slow
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...