Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime
It is to their crimes that most great men are indebted for their gardens, their...
The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the...
Self-esteem is different than conceit. Conceit is the weirdest disease in the world. It makes...