Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Dangers by being despised grow great
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
You can never plan the future by the past.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
The march of the human mind is slow
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking
The mind can also be an erogenous zone