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
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of...
Education is the cheap defense of nations
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when...
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Patience will achieve more than force.
And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn...
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Good order is the foundation of all good things
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
The march of the human mind is slow.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with...
Those who expect to reap the blessings of liberty must undergo the fatigues of supporting...