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" All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 72
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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The Early Life, Correspondence and Writings of the Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke, LL ...

Edmund Burke - Dublin (Ireland) - 1923 - 418 pages
...universal restraint." All this anticipates his practical attitude in after life. In his own words, "all Government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...and every prudent act is founded on compromise and barter1." It is "action and counter-action which in the natural and in the political world from the...
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The Real Daniel Webster

Elijah Robinson Kennedy - Electronic books - 1924 - 271 pages
...section were conceived and uttered in the spirit of conciliation. " All government," said Mr. Burke, " indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment — every...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter." Every wise statesman of every nation recognizes this, and at times even despots have been well enough...
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Selected Issues and the Positions of Nelson A. Rockefeller, Nominee for Vice ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - 1974 - 130 pages
...distinguish between concession and capitulation, of course, but as Burke observed, "All governments, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue...and every prudent act, is founded on compromise." ******* The modern executive must present to the modern legislature the programs he believes to be...
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Voluntary Standards and Certification Act, 1976: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly - Commercial products - 1976
...that voluntary system to develop national standards for materials, products, systems, and services. "All government — indeed, every human benefit and...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter." — Edmund Burke WHAT IS A STANDARD? A standard is a rule that tells us how to do a specific thing....
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...leave it and those who split the difference. Father Ronald Knox (1888-1957) British clergyman, writer All government — indeed every human benefit and...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter. Edmund Burke (1729-1797) Irish philosopher, statesman If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better...
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Federal Role in Child Care: Hearing Before the Committee on Finance, United ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance - Child care - 1989 - 231 pages
...our chances, there will need to be a concerted effort toward compromise. As Edmund Burke once said, .All government indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act— is founded on compromise and barter.. Today. l offer the following lecJalation as a point from which to begin the bartering. My bill, the...
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Scruples: A Novel

Judith Krantz - Fiction - 1989 - 592 pages
...good-bye, "I'm afraid I wasn't much help, but what I told you was the best advice I know. Remember, 'Al1 government — indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter.' " "Now where on earth did you find that little homily — stitched on a pillow?" "Edmund Burke, if...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...was justly his due. AMBROSE BIERCE (1842-1914), US author. The Devil's Oictioлагу(1В81-190Ы. 2 All government — indeed every human benefit and...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter. EDMUND BURKE 11729-1797). Irish philosopher, statesman. Speech on Conciliation with America, 22 March...
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The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Reaffirmation Act of 1987 ...

Budget - 1993
...undercurrent of compromise that exists to resolve difference in opinions. As Edmund Burke once said, "all government — indeed, every human benefit and...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter." Compromise has been a scarce commodity around here during budget debates in Washington since 1981,...
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Creative Action in Organizations: Ivory Tower Visions and Real World Voices

Cameron M. Ford, Dennis A. Gioia - Business & Economics - 1995 - 400 pages
...and cultivate a spirit of give-and-take, of compromise. For as Edmund Burke said, "All govemment — indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter." It was time to revisit the very purpose and functions of the state govemment. To open the channels...
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