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edmund burke quotes
"We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature."
"History is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn."
"All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter."
"Our patience will achieve more than our force."
"Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation."
"He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist in our helper."
"There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination."
"Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other."
"The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts."
"I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people."