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First Principles: The Only Thing Necessary For Evil To Triumph Is For Good Men To Do Nothing

“The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

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First Principles: Every Actual State Is Corrupt. Good Men Must Not Obey Laws Too Well.

“Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Mistake Than Doing Nothing Because Only Little Could Be Done

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (12 Jan 1729-1797)    

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