Liberty without wisdom or virtue

Liberty without wisdom or virtue November 9, 2016

 

The great Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke (1729-1797), the Anglo-Irish member of the British Parliament who is widely considered the intellectual father of modern conservatism  (Wikimedia Commons public domain)

 

“But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition [instruction] or restraint.”

Edmund Burke

 

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