Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Patience will achieve more than force.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...