Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.