People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they...
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.
Wherever there is possession of marks, there is fraud ; wherever there is no-possession of...