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
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
The march of the human mind is slow
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure 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;...
Dangers by being despised grow great
Three removes are as bad as a fire
The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that...