If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...