Monday, January 24, 2011

Quotables 3

Edmund Burke - “A law against property is a law against industry.” 66

Edmund Burke - “A nation without means of reform is without means of survival.” 79

Edmund Burke - “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” 91

Edmund Burke – “Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.” 77

Edmund Burke - “Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.” 56

Edmund Burke - “Freedom and not servitude is the cure for anarchy; as religion, and not atheism, is the true remedy for superstition.” 134

Edmund Burke - “Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises, it costs nothing.” 133

Edmund Burke – “If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.” 84

Edmund Burke - “It is a general popular error to imagine the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” 136

Edmund Burke - “It is not, what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice, tells me I ought to do.” 124

Edmund Burke - “No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity.” 101

Edmund Burke - “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” 105

Edmund Burke - “One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.” 70

Edmund Burke - “Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.” 81

Edmund Burke - “Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.” 62

Edmund Burke – “The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.” 72

Edmund Burke - “The concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.” 73

Edmund Burke - “The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.” 69

Edmund Burke - “The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.” 111

Edmund Burke - “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” 96

Edmund Burke – “The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.” 82

Edmund Burke - “The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.” 95

Edmund Burke – “The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.” 68

Edmund Burke - “To innovate is not to reform.” 46

Edmund Burke - “Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.” 68

Edmund Burke – “What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.” 79

Pat Cadell - “A politician’s willingness to listen to good advice rises in inverse proportion to how badly he thinks he is doing.” 130

Albert Camus – “What is a rebel? A man who says no.” 52

Emile Capouya - “Governments will always misuse the machinery of the law as far as the state of public opinion permits.” 120

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