Custom reconciles us to everything.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
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.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Good order is the foundation of all good things
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at...
It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.