When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument...
Dangers by being despised grow great
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel...
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Law and arbitrary power are at eternal enmity
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law...