Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
To innovate is not to reform.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Patience will achieve more than force.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...