The march of the human mind is slow.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, its okay to remain...
So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish...