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
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
The march of the human mind is slow
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
What is it we all seek for in an election? To answer its real purposes,...
What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be...