"I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Edmund Burke on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Edmund Burke on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Edmund Burke on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Edmund Burke on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Edmund Burke on Winston Churchill
"But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever."
"The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth."
"Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation."
"Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing."
"Beauty is the promise of happiness."
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