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
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
The march of the human mind is slow
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
You can never plan the future by the past.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...