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 is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
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,...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.
You can't be neutral on a moving train.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.