And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them
Quote by Edmund Burke
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
Wisdom is never dear, provided the article be genuine
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise...