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" A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. "
Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ... - Página 35
por Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 páginas
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Explorations in Environmental Political Theory: Thinking about what We Value

Joel Jay Kassiola - 2003 - 248 páginas
...that what he calls an "entailed inheritance" provides "a sure principle of conservation and a sure principle of improvement. It leaves acquisition free; but it secures what it acquires."" Burke prefers wisdom to reason because the former conserves the latter designs, and in designing wisdom,...
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Hegel and the Freedom of Moderns

Domenico Losurdo - 2004 - 378 páginas
...France to the tranquil course of "nature," or that union of nature and history which is inheritance. Inheritance "furnishes a sure principle of conservation...transmission, without at all excluding a principle of improvement."8 It needs to be added, however, that if these are the beginnings, then as an ideological...
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The Conservative Bookshelf: Essential Works That Impact Today's Conservative ...

Chilton Williamson - 2004 - 329 páginas
...tongues amongst arms, and tribunals fall to the ground with the peace they are no longer able to uphold." "People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors." "Thus, by preserving the [organic] method of nature in the conduct of the state, in what we improve...
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Sura's Quotable Quotes, Adages and Sayings

D.V. Rangarajan - 2004
.... Education, experience and memories are three things no one can take away from you. Posterity 1 . People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors - Edmund Burke. Poverty 1 . Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an...
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Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations

Peter McDonald - 2004 - 212 páginas
...credit. As well as very fat fees. Nothing Like the Sun (1964) Edmund Burke 1729-97 British politician People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. Reflections on the Revolution in France Dennis Burkitt 1911-93 Northern Irish surgeon and African missionary...
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Proceedings of the ... World Congress of the International ..., Volumen21,Parte1

International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy - 2004 - 218 páginas
...each particular state is but a clause in the great primeval contract of eternal society" (p. 93), and "[p]eople will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors" (p. 31). Recently, Visser't Hoot (1999) vigorously argued for "a natural understanding of society as...
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Celestina

Charlotte Smith - 2004 - 603 páginas
...wisdom without reflection, and above it. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity who will not look back-ward to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea...
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Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill

Peter Viereck - 191 páginas
...and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. . . . Inheritance furnishes a sure principle of conservation...acquisition free; but it secures what it acquires. ... In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood;...
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Sins Of The Parents: Politics Of National Apologies In The U.S.

Brian Weiner - 2009 - 256 páginas
...'Address To The 166th Ohio Regiment," 22 August 1864, Complete Works 10: 203. 70. Compare to Edmund Burke: "[T]he people of England well know, that the idea...without at all excluding a principle of improvement." Reflections on the Revolution in France, 45. 1 thank Norman Jacobson for pointing out to me that Lincoln...
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Long Distance Grandma: Staying Connected Across the Miles

Janet Teitsort - 2010 - 224 páginas
...to make the effort to bridge the miles. Irish Eyes Are Smiling St. Patrick's Day and Irish History People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors. — EDMUND BURKE The Irish know about hope. Hope for a better life caused many of them to immigrate...
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