Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
The march of the human mind is slow
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
President means chief servant
A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one...
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to...