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
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles,...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it...
Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.