Edmund Burke

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Edmund Burke on Appreciating Creation

The variety of the passions is great, and worthy, in every branch of that variety, of the most diligent investigation. The more accurately we search into the ... » Go

Edmund Burke on When to Revolt

The speculative line of demarcation, where obedience ought to end, and resistance must begin, is faint, obscure, and not easily definable. It is not a ... » Go

Edmund Burke on Lost Chivalry

It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this ... » Go

Edmund Burke on Infidelity and Blind Zeal

The two greatest enemies of religion are infidelity and blind zeal, the former attacks it like an open enemy, and the latter, like an indiscreet ... » Go