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
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance...
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.