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" Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 81
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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The American Architect and Building News, Volumes 69-70

Architecture - 1900
...determine the question shall be as little under the influence of either as is possible. Burke says : " Society requires not only that the passions of individuals...in the individuals, the inclinations of men should be thwarted, their wills controlled and their passions brought into subjection. This can only be done...
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On Taste: On the Sublime and Beautiful; Reflections on the French Revolution ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1909 - 443 pages
...^provide for human^awi/j. Men have a right that the: wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Among th wants is to be reckoned the want, out of civil society, of sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society requires n only that the passions of individuals...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...they want everything. Gov; ernrnentjs.a^ontriyance of human wisdorn toprovidejor human '<i'(injs_. Men have a right that these wants should be provided...reckoned the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restratn^jjypQirtrleir passions. Society requires not only that the passions of individuals should...
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The Careful Investor

Edward Sherwood Mead - Investments - 1914 - 289 pages
...their own acts has to them the appearance of a public judgment in their favor. And in another place: Society requires not only that the passions of individuals...that even in the mass and body, as well as in the individual, the inclinations of men should frequently be thwarted, their will controlled, and their...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...everything they want everything. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided...restraint upon their passions. Society requires not [90 only that the passions of individuals should be subjected, but that even in the mass and body,...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...everything they want everything. Governmenl is a contrivance of human wisdom tc provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided...Among these wants is to be reckoned the want, out oi civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society requires not [90 only that...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma State Bar ..., Volume 5

Oklahoma State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1911
...Edmund Burke whose words are a well of wisdom undefiled has beautifully said: "Society not only requires that the passions of individuals should be subjected, but that even in the mass the inclinations of men should be thwarted and their will controlled. This can be done only by a power...
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Training of Physicians, Dentists, and Professional Public Health Personnel

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Dentistry - 1962 - 519 pages
...century ago, when he said : "Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom." Thank you. Dr. BERSON. First I would like to underscore Dr. Anderson's statement about the need for...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 17, Part 1912

Maryland State Bar Association - Law - 1912
...said that 'Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Among these want? is to be reckoned the want, out of civil society,...the passions of individuals should be subjected; but even in the mass and body, as -well as in the individual, the inclinations of men should be frequently...
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Lyndon B. Johnson: Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and ..., Volume 1

United States. President (1963-1969 : Johnson) - Presidents - 1965
...more than 175 years ago, that "Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom." And that is what this administration and this Congress have been trying to do — provide for human...
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