To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
After all, it is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work,...
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your...
Never forget posterity when devising a policy. Never think of posterity when making a speech.