• The objects of a financier are, then, to secure an ample revenue; to impose it with judgment and equality; to employ it economically; and, when necessity obliges him to make use of credit, to secure its foundations in that instance, and for ever, by the clearness and candor of his proceedings, the exactness of his calculations, and the solidity of his funds.

    Edmund Burke (2016). “Delphi Complete Works of Edmund Burke (Illustrated)”, p.1560, Delphi Classics
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