Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.