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
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
You can never plan the future by the past.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.