Edmund Burke Quotes
"One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good."
"He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper."
"It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do."
"I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
"There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."
"Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe."
"Our patience will achieve more than our force."
"Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference."
"He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper."
"To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting."
"Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny."
"Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting."
"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion."
"Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist."
"The traveller has reached the end of the journey!"
"The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time."
"Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation."
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