"Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Edmund Burke on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Edmund Burke on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Edmund Burke on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Edmund Burke on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Edmund Burke on Mahatma Gandhi
"But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever."
"The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth."
"Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation."
"Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing."
"Beauty is the promise of happiness."