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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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Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus

Reference - 2003 - 1415 pages
...collectively, diplomatically, in diplomatic language, like a diplomat, communicatively 46 1 Compromise All government — indeed, every human benefit and...prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter. — EDMUND BURKE NOUNS 1 compromise, adaptation, adaptability, accommodation, sharing, cooperation,...
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Federal Measures of Race and Ethnicity and the Implications for the 2000 ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology - Census - 1998 - 702 pages
...misunderstood by individuals responding to questions concerning race. As Edmund Burke once observed, "All government -- indeed, every human benefit and...prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter." The Interagency Committee did just that In effect, the task force has advised the Director of the Office...
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God Reinvented?: A Theological Search in Texts and Tables

J. A. van der Ven - Religion - 1998 - 271 pages
...characteristic of the politicians' approach. It is not restricted to politicians, for as Edmund Burke says: "All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter" (Goldmg 1979, 7). Tutu never speaks of the morality of dirty hands. No trace of it can be found in...
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Federal Measures of Race and Ethnicity and the Implications for the 2000 ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology - Census - 1998 - 702 pages
...misunderstood by individuals responding to questions concerning race. As Edmund Burke once observed, "All government - indeed, every human benefit and...and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and baiter." The Interagency Committee did just that. In effect, the task force has advised the Director...
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Letters from Freedom: Post–Cold War Realities and Perspectives

Adam Michnik - History - 1998 - 346 pages
...impulses. The theme of compromise after all has its roots in the early modern conservative tradition. "All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act" said Burke, "is founded on compromise and barter." How do you reconcile your commitments to both democracy...
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The Dark Side of the Force: Economic Foundations of Conflict Theory

Jack Hirshleifer - Business & Economics - 2001 - 357 pages
...previously quoted harsh thought about economists, I can cite him here in a more palatable vein: . . . every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.31 Thus, in recognizing the role of conflict we must not go overboard in the other direction....
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Sura's Quotable Quotes, Adages and Sayings

D.V. Rangarajan - 2004
...temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship - Lowell 3. All government- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment,...every prudent act is founded on compromise and barter - Edmund Burke. Conceit 1 . Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself,...
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Justice et compromis: éléments de sociologie morale et politique

Mohamed Nachi - Compromise (Ethics) - 2006 - 163 pages
...principle, either of government or of freedom, as far as it will go in argument or logical illation. [...] All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter » (cité in Golding, 1979 : 7). 6 Ainsi, par exemple, J. Elster montre bien l'importance des « négociations...
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Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)

M.P. Singh - Quotations, English - 2005 - 316 pages
...all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters." — Dwight Eisenhower "All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter." — Edmund Burke "It is the weak man who urges compromise — never the strong man." — Elbert Hubbard...
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Rhode Island Notebook

Gabriel Gudding - Poetry - 2007 - 436 pages
...Paradox. At common sense she Gaily mocks." — WS Gilbert. Edmund Burke 1729-1797 said "All govt., indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter." It is interesting that he is talking about the principle of interconnectivity but that he casts it...
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