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Beauty is the promise of happiness.

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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Ambition can creep as well as soar.

Ambition can creep as well as soar.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Ambition Quotes,
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Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way,
ought to give us ground to presume ability.

Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way,
ought to give us ground to presume ability.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Ability Quotes,
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People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with read more

People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Relationships Quotes,
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Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair.

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Motivational Quotes,
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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.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Evil Quotes, Goodness Quotes,
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The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Power Quotes,
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You had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and
in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle read more

You had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and
in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of
discordant powers draws out the harmony of the universe.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Politics Quotes,
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Make revolution a parent of settlement, and not a nursery of future revolutions.

Make revolution a parent of settlement, and not a nursery of future revolutions.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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Young man, there is America--which at this day serves for little
more than to amuse you with stories of read more

Young man, there is America--which at this day serves for little
more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth
manners; yet shall, before you taste of death, show itself equal
to the whole that commerce which now attracts the envy of the
world.

by Edmund Burke Found in: America Quotes,
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