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
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to...
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,...
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all...
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard...
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Education is the cheap defense of nations
The march of the human mind is slow
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely...
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep...