Edmund Burke Quotes & Wallpapers

Edmund Burke
Total Quotes: 645


All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. Edmund Burke

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. Edmund Burke

Over-taxation cost England her colonies of North America. Edmund Burke

Turn over a new leaf. Edmund Burke

The body of all true religion consists, to be sure, in obedience to the will of the Sovereign of the world, in a confidence in His declarations, and in imitation of His perfections. Edmund Burke

Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist. Edmund Burke

It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters. Edmund Burke

Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government. Edmund Burke

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing. Edmund Burke

Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits. Edmund Burke

People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. Edmund Burke

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. Edmund Burke

All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice. Edmund Burke

It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs. Edmund Burke

I have been told by an eminent bookseller, that in no branch of his business , after tracts of popular devotion, were so many books as those on the law exported to the Plantations . Edmund Burke



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