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
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
You can never plan the future by the past.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Managing an advertising agency isn't all beer and skittles. After fourteen years of it, I...
Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
When Catholicism goes bad it becomes the religion of amulets and holy places and priestcraft:...
The religious superstition is encouraged by means of the institution of churches, processions, monuments, festivities....The...