It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.