The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Good order is the foundation of all good things
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...