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
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...