The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!