People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Quote by Edmund Burke
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Custom reconciles us to everything.