It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
You can never plan the future by the past.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak...
I am opposed to abortion and to government funding of abortions.