Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
The most powerful force in the universe is gossip.
I consider all proposals for government action with an open mind before voting no.