Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
In all things it is better to hope than to despair
These are the tears ~~ The tears we shed ~~ This is the fear ~~...
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.