Good order is the foundation of all things.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...