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Edmund Burke quotes

Edmund Burke
The objects of a financier are, then, to secure an ample revenue to impose it with judgment and equality to employ it economically and, when necessity obliges him to make use of credit, to secure its foundations in that instance, and for ever, by the clearness and candor of his proceedings, the exactness of his calculations, and the solidity of his funds.

Edmund Burke
Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.

Edmund Burke
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors, is to keep the Spirit of Liberty constantly awake, is an undeniable truth

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

Edmund Burke
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.

Edmund Burke
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.

Edmund Burke
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.

Edmund Burke
Beauty is the promise of happiness.

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