Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the...
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.