Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
In inner-party politics, these methods lead, as we shall yet see, to this: the party...
Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.