Burke Quotes

"People who say they sle...

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." β€” Leo J. Burke
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"Watch the mind, as you would eye a m...

"Watch the mind, as you would eye a mean dog." -- John Neal, quoted by Kenneth Burke in "Towards a Better Life" (1932)
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β€œNobody made a greater mistake than h...

β€œNobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” - attributed to Edmund Burke
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"The only thing necessary for...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" - Edmund Burke
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"Nobody made a greater mistake t...

"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmud Burke
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"People who say they sle...

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." β€” Leo J. Burke
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Good instincts tell you what...

Good instincts tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. - Michael Burke
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"Rudeness is the we...

"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." -Edmud Burke
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"He who wrestles with us, strengthens...

"He who wrestles with us, strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper." - Edmund Burke
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"The only thing necessary for...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." -Edmund Burke
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"No passion so effectually robs t...

"No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear." - Edmund Burke
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The only thing necessary for ...

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke
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β€œA people will never look forward ...

β€œA people will never look forward to posterity who never look backward toward their ancestors.” –Edmund Burke
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"The only thing necessary for...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" -Edmund Burke
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The only thing necessary for...

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke
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"all that is necessary for th...

"all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. " Edmund Burke said
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"The only thing necessary for ...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing." -Edmund Burke
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"People who say they sl...

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one" - Leo J. Burke
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Superstition is th...

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. - Edmund Burke
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"Never despair; but ...

"Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair." - Edmund Burke
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β€œThe only thing necessary for ...

β€œThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” ― Edmund Burke
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"Nobody made a greater mistake th...

"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke
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"There is no place for purely human boasts of grandeur, or for forgetting that ...

"There is no place for purely human boasts of grandeur, or for forgetting that men build their cultures my huddling together, nervously loquacious, at the edge of an abyss." -Kenneth Burke, found in 'The Presence of Self' by R.S. Perinbanayagam
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"The people never give u...

"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." Edmund Burke
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When you read a book, ...

When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands.--James Burke
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"The only thing necessary for the ...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to stand by and do nothing." - Edmund Burke
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"When bad men combine, the good must associate...

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." -Edmund Burke
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When bad men combine, the good must associate; ...

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." - Sir Edmund Burke
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"All that is necessary for th...

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
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"No passion so effectually robs t...

"No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear." - Edmund Burke
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