Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
To innovate is not to reform.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.