To innovate is not to reform.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Patience will achieve more than force.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
The march of the human mind is slow
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
Never forget posterity when devising a policy. Never think of posterity when making a speech.
After all, it is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work,...