Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Patience will achieve more than force.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who...
Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others,...
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
The moment when someone jokes about one of your insecurities and you have to pretend...