Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...