"People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Edmund Burke on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Edmund Burke on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Edmund Burke on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Edmund Burke on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Edmund Burke on Booker T. Washington
"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."