Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Dangers by being despised grow great
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
You can never plan the future by the past.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.