When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the…
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Patience will achieve more than force.
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion;...
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Never despair, but if you do, work in despair
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.