Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
You can never plan the future by the past.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous...