But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
Quote by Edmund Burke
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Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
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The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
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Our patience will achieve more than our force.
To innovate is not to reform.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...