If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national poets, what is truly valuable would be to what is useless in the proportion of a molehill to a mountain
Quote by Edmund Burke
You can never plan the future by the past.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
By 1948, the Italians had begun to pull themselves together, demonstrating once more their astonishing...