Edmund Burke Quotes About Soul

Quotes about: Soul
  • He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

    William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), Edmund Burke, Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine, Jean Gabriel Peltier (1834). “Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the Arguement of Mr. Mackintosh in the Case of Peltier”, p.87
  • Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

    Edmund Burke, John Shebbeare (1776). “An Answer to the Printed Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq; spoken in the House of Commons, April 19, 1774, etc. By John Shebbeare”, p.191
  • Teach me, O lark! with thee to greatly rise, to exalt my soul and lift it to the skies.

    Edmund Burke (1852). “The Works and Correspondence Of...Edmund Burke”, p.3

Edmund Burke

  • Born: January 12, 1729
  • Died: July 9, 1797
  • Occupation: Statesman
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