Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman born in Dublin, Ireland. He was an author, orator, political theorist and philosopher, who after moving to London in 1750 served as a member of parliament between 1766 and 1794 in the House of Commons. Burke was a proponent of underpinning virtues in society and of the importance of religious institutions for the moral stability and good of the state.
Quotes by Edmund Burke…
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.