Edmund Burke Quotes

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superstition-is-the-religion-of-feeble-minds
the-arrogance-of-age-must-submit-to-be-taught-by-youth
you-can-never-plan-the-future-by-the-past
the-only-thing-necessary-for-the-triumph-of-evil-is-for-good-men-to-do-nothing
all-tyranny-needs-to-gain-a-foothold-is-for-people-of-good-conscience-to-remain-silent
nothing-turns-out-to-be-so-oppressive-and-unjust-as-a-feeble-government
our-patience-will-achieve-more-than-our-force
the-greater-the-power-the-more-dangerous-the-abuse
there-never-was-a-bad-man-that-had-ability-for-good-service
nobody-made-a-greater-mistake-than-he-who-did-nothing-because-he-could-do-only-a-little
example-is-the-school-of-mankind-and-they-will-learn-at-no-other
all-that-is-necessary-for-evil-to-succeed-is-that-good-men-do-nothing
but-the-age-of-chivalry-is-gone-that-of-sophisters-economists-and-calculators-has-succeeded-and-the-glory-of-europe-is-extinguished-for-ever
applause-is-the-spur-of-noble-minds-the-end-and-aim-of-weak-ones
next-to-love-sympathy-is-the-divinest-passion-of-the-human-heart
hypocrisy-can-afford-to-be-magnificent-in-its-promises-for-never-intending-to-go-beyond-promise-it-costs-nothing
i-am-convinced-that-we-have-a-degree-of-delight-and-that-no-small-one-in-the-real-misfortunes-and-pain-of-others
patience-will-achieve-more-than-force
they-defend-their-errors-as-if-they-were-defending-their-inheritance
your-representative-owes-you-not-his-industry-only-but-his-judgment-and-he-betrays-instead-of-serving-you-if-he-sacrifices-it-to-your-opinion
good-order-is-the-foundation-of-all-good-things
people-will-not-look-forward-to-posterity-who-never-look-backward-to-their-ancestors
law-and-arbitrary-power-are-at-eternal-enmity
i-know-of-nothing-sublime-which-is-not-some-modification-of-power
bad-laws-are-the-worst-sort-of-tyranny
nothing-is-so-fatal-to-religion-as-indifference-which-is-at-least-half-infidelity
the-first-and-simplest-emotion-which-we-discover-in-the-human-mind-is-curiosity
dogs-are-indeed-the-most-social-affectionate-and-amiable-animals-of-the-whole-brute-creation
all-that-is-necessary-for-the-triumph-of-evil-is-for-good-men-to-do-nothing
sin-has-many-tools-but-a-lie-is-the-handle-which-fits-them-all
never-despair-but-if-you-do-work-in-despair
whenever-a-separation-is-made-between-liberty-and-justice-neither-in-my-opinion-is-safe
dangers-by-being-despised-grow-great
in-a-democracy-the-majority-of-the-citizens-is-capable-of-exercising-the-most-cruel-oppressions-upon-the-minority
all-thats-necessary-for-the-forces-of-evil-to-win-in-the-world-is-for-enough-good-men-to-do-nothing
the-writers-against-religion-while-they-oppose-every-system-are-wisely-careful-never-to-set-up-any-of-their-own
it-is-in-the-interest-of-the-commercial-world-that-wealth-should-be-found-everywhere
taxing-is-an-easy-business-any-projector-can-contrive-new-compositions-any-bungler-can-add-to-the-old
fraud-is-the-ready-minister-of-injustice
the-traveller-has-reached-the-end-of-the-journey
and-having-looked-to-government-for-bread-on-the-very-first-scarcity-they-will-turn-and-bite-the-hand-that-fed-them
i-have-in-general-no-very-exalted-opinion-of-the-virtue-of-paper-government
if-any-ask-me-what-a-free-government-is-i-answer-that-for-any-practical-purpose-it-is-what-the-people-think-so
in-all-forms-of-government-the-people-is-the-true-legislator
the-moment-that-government-appears-at-market-the-principles-of-the-market-will-be-subverted
by-gnawing-through-a-dike-even-a-rat-may-drown-a-nation
the-people-never-give-up-their-liberties-but-under-some-delusion
there-is-a-courageous-wisdom-there-is-also-a-false-reptile-prudence-the-result-not-of-caution-but-of-fear
i-know-that-many-have-been-taught-to-think-that-moderation-in-a-case-like-this-is-a-sort-of-treason
nobody-makes-a-greater-mistake-than-he-who-does-nothing-because-he-could-only-do-a-little
the-march-of-the-human-mind-is-slow
teach-me-o-lark-with-thee-to-greatly-rise-to-exalt-my-soul-lift-it-to-skies-edmund-burke
to-speak-atrocious-crimes-in-mild-language-is-treason-to-virtue-edmund-burke
those-who-attempt-to-level-never-equalize-edmund-burke
the-first-simplest-emotion-which-we-discover-in-human-mind-is-curiosity-edmund-burke
where-two-motives-neither-them-perfectly-justifiable-may-be-assigned-worst-has-chance-being-preferred-edmund-burke
that-great-chain-causes-which-linking-one-to-another-even-to-throne-god-himself-can-never-be-unraveled-by-any-industry-ours-edmund-burke
religion-is-among-most-powerful-causes-enthusiasm-edmund-burke
i-own-that-there-is-haughtiness-fierceness-in-human-nature-which-will-cause-innumerable-broils-place-men-in-what-situation-you-please-edmund-burke
prudence-is-quality-incompatible-with-vice-can-never-be-effectively-enlisted-in-its-cause-edmund-burke
the-cause-wrong-taste-is-defect-judgment-edmund-burke
the-love-lucre-though-sometimes-carried-to-ridiculous-excess-vicious-excess-is-grand-cause-prosperity-to-all-states-edmund-burke
vice-itself-lost-half-its-evil-by-losing-all-its-grossness-edmund-burke
rage-frenzy-will-pull-down-more-in-half-hour-than-prudence-deliberation-foresight-can-build-up-in-hundred-years-edmund-burke
it-is-not-what-lawyer-tells-me-i-may-do-but-what-humanity-reason-justice-tell-me-i-ought-to-do-edmund-burke
religious-persecution-may-shield-itself-under-guise-mistaken-overzealous-piety-edmund-burke
it-has-all-contortions-sibyl-without-inspiration-edmund-burke
it-is-our-ignorance-things-that-causes-all-our-admiration-chiefly-excites-our-passions-edmund-burke
the-human-mind-is-often-i-think-it-is-for-most-part-in-state-neither-pain-nor-pleasure-which-i-call-state-indifference-edmund-burke
reading-without-reflecting-is-like-eating-without-digesting-edmund-burke