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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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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Kings

1892
...their own good pleasure. — Lange. — A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...posterity who never look backward to their ancestors. — Burke. — It is a dangerous presumption to make innovations if but in the circumstances of God's...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

1893 - 658 páginas
...never throw stones. Pr. People who never have any time are those who do least. I.ichtenberg. (?) 20 ngora. 15 La vie des héros a enrichi l'histoire, et l'histoire a embelli les action Burke. People would do well if, tarrying here for years together, they observed a while a Pythagorean...
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English Prose, Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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 never look back to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes-...
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English Prose: Selections, Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...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 never look back to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...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 never look back to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes...
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Studies in Deductive Logic: A Manual for Students

William Stanley Jevons - 1896 - 304 páginas
...virtne. f No wise man runs into heedless danger. I No one who runs into heedless danger is a wise man. / People will not look forward to posterity who never look ) backward to their ancestors. j People never look backward to their ancestors who will not look forward to posterity. ( Whatever...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 páginas
...Night II. L. 131. ANCESTBT. The wisdom of our ancestors. e. BACON — (According to Lord Brougham. ) and of Rome. H. ADDISON — Cato. Act I. Sc. 1. So in the Libyan fable it is told That /. BURKE — Reflections on the Revolution in France. Page 48. Some decent regulated pre-eminence,...
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Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching

American Society for Extension of University Teaching - 1897
...in which men would not grow the wiser by reading them." — WE LECKY. E. SOME APOTHEGMS OF BURKE. " People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.'1 " He that accuses all mankind of corruption ought to remember that he is sure to convict...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volumen10

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 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 never look back to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know that the idea of inheritance furnishes...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...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 never look back to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know that the idea of inheritance furnishes...
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