The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.