Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Patience will achieve more than force.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Our lack of compassion stems from our inability to see deeply into the nature of...
Music is what feelings sound like.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.