Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
Generally speaking, the best people nowadays go into journalism, the second best into business, the...