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Edmund Burke

 


"Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident a security."

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Attribution: Reflections on the Revolution in France. This was written immediately after the French Revolution. Burke questions the motives of the revolutionaries and warns against pulling down all that is good in society, along with the bad.

Date: 1790

Edmund Burke

1729-1797

Influential British political writer and statesman. Burke was born in Dublin, Ireland.

 

 

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