Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
You can never plan the future by the past.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he...
To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is...
An Inuit hunter asked the local missionary priest: If I did not know about God...