Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
To innovate is not to reform.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.