I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.