To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
You can never plan the future by the past.
If any ask me what a free government is, I answer, that, for any practical...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will...
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down...
People don't ask for facts in making up their minds. They would rather have one...