Quotes by Edmund Burke

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
– Edmund Burke

Our patience will achieve more than our force.
– Edmund Burke

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
– Edmund Burke

Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
– Edmund Burke

Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
– Edmund Burke

He that accuses all mankind of corruption ought to remember that he is sure to convict only one.
– Edmund Burke

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
– Edmund Burke

The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
– Edmund Burke

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
– Edmund Burke

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
– Edmund Burke

The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
– Edmund Burke

The greatest gift is a passion for reading.
– Edmund Burke

Ambition can creep as well as soar.
– Edmund Burke

A representative owes not just his industry but his judgement.
– Edmund Burke

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

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