Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.