The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
To innovate is not to reform.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Patience will achieve more than force.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
The march of the human mind is slow.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...