quotes tagged with 'EdmundBurke'

Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, can never willingly abandon it.

Author: Edmund Burke, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in power politicalpower EdmundBurke 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.

Author: Edmund Burke, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in evil good triumph nothing EdmundBurke 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.

Author: Edmund Burke, Source: unknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom tyranny EdmundBurke 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Author: Edmund Burke, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty tyranny evil good triumph nothing EdmundBurke EDS 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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