Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one,...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
The march of the human mind is slow
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.