The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Patience will achieve more than force.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing...
While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little...