Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Patience will achieve more than force.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame
Love could be a fraud. An emotion sneaking up on you without you knowing it.