Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; Oh, my...
Every girl needs a good guy who can help her laugh when she thinks she'll...
Passion, it lies in all of us, sleeping... waiting... and though unwanted... unbidden... it will...
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent,...