Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Quote by Edmund Burke
Law And Lawyers Quotes
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
So long as you are a slave to the opinions of the many you have...
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of...