People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready...
Truth exists, only falsehood has to be invented.