The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from an over-sensibility for ourselves and an over-indulgence to our own desires
Quote by Edmund Burke
Self Interest Quotes
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Good order is the foundation of all things.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
That no government, so called, can reasonably be trusted, or reasonably be supposed to have...
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people...