Edmund Burke on He Who Lies Still

Edmund Burke

Daily Dabble in the Classics

If you lie still, you are considered as an accomplice in the measures in which you silently acquiesce.

Source: Edmund Burke, A Letter to a Member of the National Assembly in Answer to Some Objections to His Book on French Affairs, 1791.

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