Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.