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
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
You can never plan the future by the past.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
The march of the human mind is slow
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views....
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...