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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
He was not merely a chip of the old block, but the old block itself.

R
You cannot plan the future by the past.
A
To innovate is not to reform.
N
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
K
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Referring to William Pitt the Younger's first speech in the House of Commons, 26 Feb 1781. Attrib.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: Letter to a Noble Lord (published in Works, vol. 5, 1796).
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: Reflections on the Revolution in France
   


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