The march of the human mind is slow.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
To innovate is not to reform.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed
I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the...
To say 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of...