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
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not...
To innovate is not to reform.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.