Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.