One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...