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Edmund Burke
(1729-1797) born on
Jan 12
English statesman, orator. He was a prominent political thinker in public life from 1765-1795 who was much admired by American conservatives.
         
   
F
Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.

R
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
A
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
N
I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
K
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: Reflections on the Revolution in France/ 1790
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Observations on a Publication," "The Present State of the Nation," 1769.
   


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