Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
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.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
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.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
The march of the human mind is slow
My mind to me a kingdom is; Such present joys therein I find that it...
A mind may appreciate anyone, but it takes only heart to respect someone and that’s...