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
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
You can never plan the future by the past.
The march of the human mind is slow.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...