"Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom and a great empire and little minds go ill together."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Edmund Burke on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Edmund Burke on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Edmund Burke on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Edmund Burke on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Edmund Burke on Winston Churchill
"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."