To innovate is not to reform.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that for any practical...
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
The march of the human mind is slow
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that...
Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.