The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
To innovate is not to reform.