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Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.

People never give up their liberty but under some delusion.

People crushed by law have no hope but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws; and those who have much to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous

The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients.


As the revolution in America progressed these words were written in a letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol by Edmund Burke who was the represenative of Bristol in Parliament.

"Has any of these gentlemen, who are so eager to govern all mankind, shown himself possessed of the first qualification towards government, some knowledge of the object, and of the difficulties which occur in the task they have undertaken? Let them but once get us into a war, and then their power is safe."

"They are continually boasting of unanimity, or calling for it. But before this unanimity can be matter either of wish or congratulation, we ought to be pretty sure that we are engaged in a rational pursuit."

In commenting on a recent act of Parliament in which England had suspended the protection of habeas corpus which allowed individuals accused of treason in America to be transported to England and jailed without a chance to confront the charges against them:

"To try a man under that act is, in effect, to condemn him unheard. A individual is brought hither in the dungeon of a ship's hold; thence he is vomited into a dungeon on land; loaded with irons, unfurnished with money, unsupported by friends, three thousand miles from all means of calling upon or confronting evidence, where no one local circumstance that tends to detect perjury, can possibly be judged of; such a individual may be executed according to form, but he can never be tried according to justice."

"Not one unattacked village which was originally adverse throughout that vast continent, has yet submitted from loyalty or terror. You have the ground you encamp on; and you have no more. The cantonments of your troops and your dominions are exactly of the same extent. You spread devastation, but you do not enlarge the sphere of authority."

"General rebellions and revolts of an whole people never were encouraged, now or at any time. They are always provoked."

"If any ask me what a free government is, I answer that, for any practical purpose, it is what the people think so; and that they, and not I, are the natural, lawful, and competent judges of this matter."

"In my course I have known and, according to my measure, have co-operated with great men; and I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business."



Confusing Beauty with Virtue


we may easily see how far the application of beauty to virtue may be made. The general application of this quality to virtue, has a strong tendency to confound our ideas of things; and it has given rise to an infinite deal of whimsical theory; as the affixing the name of beauty to proportion, congruity, and perfection, as well as to qualities of things yet more remote from our natural ideas of it, and from one another, has tended to confound our ideas of beauty, and left us no standard or rule to judge by, that was not even more uncertain and fallacious than our own fancies.

Beauty is a thing much too affecting not to depend upon some positive qualities. And since it is no creature of our reason, since it strikes us without any reference to use, and even where no use at all can be discerned, since the order and method of nature is generally very different from our measures and proportions, we must conclude that beauty is, for the greater part, some quality in bodies acting mechanically upon the human mind by the intervention of the senses.

In the infinite variety of natural combinations, we must expect to find the qualities of things the most remote imaginable from each other united in the same object. If the qualities of the sublime and beautiful are sometimes found united, does this prove that they are the same; does it prove that they are any way allied; does it prove even that they are not opposite and contradictory?



- Edmund Burke, English philosopher and political writer




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