Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...