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I can think of no other writer who so thoroughly embodies the Jamesian spirit as Alison Lurie. Like ...
EDMUND WHITE
The level of dynamism is a matter of how fertile the country is in coming up with innovative ideas h...
EDMUND PHELPS
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
EDMUND BURKE
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
EDMUND BURKE
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
EDMUND BURKE
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
EDMUND BURKE
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
EDMUND BURKE
Tell me what are the prevailing sentiments that occupy the minds of your young men, and I will tell ...
EDMUND BURKE
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in th...
EDMUND BURKE
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
EDMUND BURKE
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
EDMUND BURKE
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add to the ...
EDMUND BURKE
Society is indeed a contract. It is a partnership in all science; a partnership in all art; a partne...
EDMUND BURKE
Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; which interests ea...
EDMUND BURKE
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
EDMUND BURKE
Spain: A whale stranded upon the coast of Europe.
EDMUND BURKE
Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upo...
EDMUND BURKE
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it w...
EDMUND BURKE
In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being t...
EDMUND BURKE
People will not look forward to posterity who will not look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helpe...
EDMUND BURKE
I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and...
EDMUND BURKE
And through the hall there walked to and fro A jolly yeoman, marshall of the same, Whose name ...
EDMUND SPENSER
A people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manho...
EDMUND BURKE
No man can mortgage his injustice as a pawn for his fidelity.
EDMUND BURKE
We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.
EDMUND BURKE
All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings.
EDMUND WALLER
But the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.
EDMUND BURKE
A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends. Cannot I say, as truly at least, ...
EDMUND BURKE
Entire affection hateth nicer hands.
EDMUND SPENSER
Calamity is man's true touchstone
EDMUND BURKE
Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.
EDMUND BURKE
A stern discipline pervades all nature, which is a little cruel that it may be very kind.
EDMUND SPENSER
You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things -- to compete. You can be just an ordina...
EDMUND HILLARY
I would rather sleep in the southern corner of a little country churchyard, than in the tombs of th...
EDMUND BURKE
It is by imitation, far more than by precept, that we learn everything; and what we learn thus, we a...
EDMUND BURKE
All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- i...
EDMUND BURKE
I know that many have been taught to think that moderation, in a case like this, is a sort of treaso...
EDMUND BURKE