Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
The march of the human mind is slow.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent,...
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...