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
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.