It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
To innovate is not to reform.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
The march of the human mind is slow.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Desire is half of life; indifference is half of death.
She knew with painful certainty that the opposite of love was not hate, but indifference.
I believe I should have been swept away by the flood of French infidelity, if...
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a...