One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Those who won our independence... valued liberty as an end and as a means. They...
Liberty is always unfinished business
The problem with people is that they're only human.
Learned institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light...