"Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Edmund Burke on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Edmund Burke on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Edmund Burke on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Edmund Burke on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."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."