Edmund Burke Quotes

To innovate is not to reform.

Edmund Burke

One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.

Edmund Burke

Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.

Edmund Burke

True humility--the basis of the Christian system--is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.

Edmund Burke

Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little.

Edmund Burke

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.

Edmund Burke

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

Edmund Burke

Gambling is a principle inherent in nature.

Edmund Burke

Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair

Edmund Burke

Vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.

Edmund Burke

No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity.

Edmund Burke

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

Edmund Burke

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

Edmund Burke

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.

Edmund Burke

But the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.

Edmund Burke

Make revolution a parent of settlement, and not a nursery of future revolutions.

Edmund Burke
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