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Edmund Burke Quotes
Brief author info: Edmund Burke (1729-1797) English statesman, orator, writer.
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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Public calamity is a mighty leveller.
All government,-indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act,- is founded on compromise and barter.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Dangers, by being despised, grow great.
All men that are ruined, are ruined on the side of their natural propensities.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
The use of force alone is temporary. It may subdue for a moment, but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again: and a nation is not governed which is perpetually to be conquered.
You can never plan the future by the past.
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