Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful dominion over the passions than the art of painting
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The march of the human mind is slow
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Dangers by being despised grow great
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Any leader who doesn't support the heart of evolving humanity is not a leader worthy...
In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will...