One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
People say you can't live without love...I think oxygen is more important.
Never underestimate the power of passion.
To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the...