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
If the grain were separated from the chaff, which fills the works of our national...
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is...
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
The march of the human mind is slow
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason,...
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one,...
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at...
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude...
The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents,...
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.