The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders....
Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickly...
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people,...