Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
You can never plan the future by the past.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
The march of the human mind is slow
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
Education is the cheap defense of nations.
It is in the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...