It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.