Education is the cheap defense of nations
Quote by Edmund Burke
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.