But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.
Quote by Edmund Burke
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
The march of the human mind is slow
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.