Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.
If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and...