The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Patience will achieve more than force.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
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...
You can never plan the future by the past.
Dangers by being despised grow great
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.