Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
The march of the human mind is slow
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Dr Blair . . . asked . . . whether he thought any man of...
Every Age has its own peculiar faith. Any attempt to translate into facts the mission...