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Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents.


Edmund Leach

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Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
EDMUND BURKE
When ancient opinions and rules of life are taken away, the loss cannot possibly be estimated. From ...
EDMUND BURKE
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much ...
EDMUND BURKE
Good order is the foundation of all great things.
EDMUND BURKE
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be ...
EDMUND BURKE
In the weakness of one kind of authority, and in the fluctuation of all, the officers of an army wil...
EDMUND BURKE
Manners are of more importance than laws. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt o...
EDMUND BURKE
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
EDMUND BURKE
The people never give up their liberties, but under some delusion.
EDMUND BURKE
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
EDMUND BURKE
In a democracy the majority of citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the...
EDMUND BURKE
Custom reconciles us to everything.
EDMUND BURKE
Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials in almost every instrument which works upon the ...
EDMUND BURKE
People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarrelin...
EDMUND BURKE
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference which is, at least, half infidelity.
EDMUND BURKE
Some decent regulated pre-eminence, some preference (not exclusive appropriation) given to birth, i...
EDMUND BURKE
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
EDMUND HILLARY
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laught...
EDMUND BURKE
Vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.
EDMUND BURKE
Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade And keeps that palace of t...
EDMUND WALLER
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
EDMUND BURKE
That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of...
EDMUND WALLER
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
EDMUND BURKE
One day I wrote her name upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away; Agayne I wrot...
EDMUND SPENSER
Well, we knocked the bastard off!
EDMUND HILLARY
Yet was he but a squire of low degree.
EDMUND SPENSER
The three hundredth anniversary of the Salem witch trials of 1692 comes at a time when witchcraft co...
EDMUND MORGAN
A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the pe...
EDMUND BARTON
All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.
EDMUND WILSON
No two persons ever read the same book.
EDMUND WILSON
If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a so...
EDMUND WILSON
If I had been straight, I would have been an entirely different person. I would never have turned to...
EDMUND WHITE
Looking back, I can see that the women I loved, at least early on, were status symbols. I suppose, i...
EDMUND WHITE
Barack Obama's decision to come out in favour of gay marriage may be a historic occasion, but it...
EDMUND WHITE
New York has been the subject of thousands of books. Every immigrant group has had its saga as has e...
EDMUND WHITE
I think sincerity was my sole aesthetic and realism my experimental technique.
EDMUND WHITE