Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.