It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Patience will achieve more than force.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...