Edmund Burke Quotes (473 quotes)
“Refined policy ever has been the parent of confusion, and ever will be so as long as the world endures. Plain good intention, which is as easily discovered at the first view as fraud is surely detected at last, is of no mean force in the government of mankind.”
On moving his resolutions for conciliation with the colonies. House of Commons, March 22, 1775
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdmund Burke
Born: January 12, 1729
Died: July 9, 1797 (aged 68)
Bio: Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party.