Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Education is the cheap defense of nations
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
You can never plan the future by the past.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Patience will achieve more than force.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...