Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
You can never plan the future by the past.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
The march of the human mind is slow
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you
Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without...