Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke B. 1729 – D. 1797

Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman and philosopher. Born in Dublin, Burke served as a member of parliament between 1766 and 1794 in the House of Commons of Great Britain with the Whig Party after moving to London in 1750. Wikipedia

Edmund Burke Quotes:

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” – Edmund Burke

“The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.” – Edmund Burke

“Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.” – Edmund Burke

“Our patience will achieve more than our force.” – Edmund Burke

“The greatest gift is a passion for reading.” – Edmund Burke

“Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites.” – Edmund Burke

“Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.” – Edmund Burke

“Those who attempt to level, never equalize.” – Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

“The only thing necessary for the continuance of evil is for a good man to do nothing.” – Edmond Burke

“Society is a partnership of the dead, the living and the unborn.” – Edmund Burke

“There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.” – Edmund Burke

“Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.” – Edmund Burke

“Rage and phrenzy will pull down more in half an hour, than prudence, deliberation, and foresight can build up in an hundred years.” – Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

“It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.” – Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

“Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.” – Edmund Burke

“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.” [Preface to Brissot’s Address to His Constituents (1794)] – Edmund Burke, On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Mr. Kettler has previously published articles in the Chalcedon Report and Contra Mundum. He and his wife Marea attend the Westminster, CO, RPCNA Church. Mr. Kettler is the author of the book defending the Reformed Faith against attacks, titled: The Religion That Started in a Hat. Available at: www.TheReligionThatStartedInAHat.com

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