The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Patience will achieve more than force.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded;...
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
The religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principles of...
He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever...
Two things I do value a lot, intimacy and the capacity for joy, didn't seem...
When Catholicism goes bad it becomes the religion of amulets and holy places and priestcraft:...
Whatever sympathy I feel towards religions, whatever admiration for some of their adherents, whatever historical...