Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
The march of the human mind is slow
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.