Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke.
BornJanuary 12, 1729
Dublin, Ireland
DiedJuly 9, 1797
Beaconsfield, England
British statesman. Member of Parliament 1774-1780. Anti-monarchist, abolitionist, and conservative theorist.

The repository contains two quotes from Edmund Burke.

CharacterGood and Evil

There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.

Good and Evil

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.