Custom reconciles us to everything.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
You know what a woman's curiosity is
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
I touched emotions I've never tapped in my entire life. I've heard people say, 'I...