It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.