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

Edmund Burke Quote

“We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.”

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
~ Edmund Burke

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

Just because a throng of people are cheering doesn't mean it's right. People cheering Obama for one example.

Mike, Norwalk

General opinion falls within the ole lil diddly attributed to P.T. Barnum; 'You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, . .' Any judgement outside the domain of justice is a most probable acclamation of injustice and depotism.

E Archer, NYC

Such are the dangers to unchecked democracy, i.e. mob rule and the assumption of might makes right.

James Burch, SanJose Ca

whites cheered lynching beatings rape what a group huh

J Carlton, Calgary

James Burch...you should be more specific...White "Democrats" cheered....


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