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
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body
Custom reconciles us to everything.
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors,...
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add...
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Men would be great criminals did they need as many laws as they break
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...