Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.