I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
To innovate is not to reform.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
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.