Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Education is the cheap defense of nations
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Patience will achieve more than force.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
You can never plan the future by the past.