Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...