Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be...
Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.