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" Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. "
The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 291
by Edmund Burke - 1852
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...mafter principles, which, in the opinion of fuch men as I have mentioned, have no fubftantial exiftence, are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not feldom the trueft wifdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...contribute in momi. deration — nor ought she to be permitted to exhaust herself. Magnanimity in polities is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire...conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to till our place as becomes our station ; we ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of that trust...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 499 pages
...principles, which, in. the opinion of fuch men as I have mentioned, have no fubftantial exiilence, are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1802
...not to be permitted toexhauft herfelf. " Magnanimity in politics is " not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great " empire, and little minds, go ill together. " If we are confcious of our fituation, and " glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes " our ftation, and ourielves,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politicks is not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious of our fituation, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our ftation and ourfelves,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...are in truth every thing, and all in all* Magnanimity in politicks is not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious of our fituation, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our ftation and ourfelves,...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...of all other virtues. But it is sometimes the worst enemy they have. DIGNITY AND ENERGY IN POLITICS. MAGNANIMITY in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom...great empire and little minds go ill together. If we make ourselves too little for the sphere of our duty ; if, on the contrary, \ve do not stretch and...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...of all other virtues. But it is sometimes the worst enemy they have. DIGNITY AND ENERGY IN POLITICS. MAGNANIMITY in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom...great empire and little minds go ill together. If we make ourselves too little for the sphere of our duty ; if, on the contrary, we do not stretch and expand...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which, in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned, have no substantial existence, are...truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politicks is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which, in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned, have no substantial existence, are...truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politicks is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If...
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