Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.