Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke, (1729-1797) Irish-born British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker

Edmund Burke Quote

“It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.”

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
~ Edmund Burke

Second Speech on Conciliation, 1775

Ratings and Comments

KS., Somewhere,USA.


KiKi, chilax, chillin

so so true..!.!..!

Cal, lewisville, tx

Burke better do what that lawyers say he may do. Legal and ethical are opposites in meaning and only the legal can keep you out of trouble.

E Archer, NYC

As soon as you need a lawyer, you are already screwed. The submission to authority instead of conscience and reason is the slippery slope to servitude.

Mike, Norwalk

To Burke - YES, to Archer - ABSOLUTELY ! I would but add to 'humanity'; "my" - my humanity. My humanity that is based of love, truth and service to my fellow man.

jim k, Austin, Tx

E Archer spelled it out and I love his first sentence. You are truly screwed if you get involved in the "judicial system".

Ronw13, OR
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Ronw13, OR    5/22/18

Hear, Hear, E Archer :)

robert, somewhere inthe USA

Unfortunately brainwashing through television and the media has been so successful that it will run indefinitely. Who said "I don't want thinkers I want workers"?


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