Edmund Burke Quotes.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Whenever our neighbour’s house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
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.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To innovate is not to reform.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Silence is golden but when it threatens your freedom it’s yellow.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.