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Edmund Burke Quotes: Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants.
         

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants.


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I have not yet lost a feeling of wonder, and of delight, that the delicate motion should reside in all the things around us, revealing itself only to him who looks for it.

I have not yet lost a feeling of wonder, and of delight, that the delicate motion should reside in all the things around us, revealing itself only to him who looks for it.



Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.

Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.



Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.

Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.



No passion so effectively robs the mind of its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

No passion so effectively robs the mind of its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.



War never leaves where it found a nation.

War never leaves where it found a nation.





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People always have reason to hate, though they often may not find any reason for love.

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Really? We always have a choice, do we? What about the choices that other people make that end up completely changing your life, not theirs? Where is our choice there, then?

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